Diana Jean Fugh Norfolk, VA
Diana Jean Knaus Fugh passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, August 29, 2010 following a courageous battle against cancer. Born Dec. 5, 1957 to Walter C. Knaus and Donna Rutz Knaus at Cherry Point, North Carolina.
Diana graduated from Kempsville High School in 1976. She participated in softball, volleyball and basketball in the Va Beach City leagues during her younger years, as she grew older she enjoyed gardening and spending time outdoors. Diana worked for Dominion Power since 1983.
Diana is survived by her mother and father, Walter and Donna Knaus of Pharr, TX; sister, Ginger Anderson & brother in law, Will Anderson of Farwell, TX; nieces, Courtney L. Lloyd of Fredericksburg, VA, Claire K. Anderson of Farwell, TX; grandmother, Clara Rutz; uncles, Bob Rutz, wife Connie, Ron Rutz; cousins, Cindy Vetter, husband Randy, Linda Schick, husband Jerry and families; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins in CO, AZ and CA. Also surviving Diana is her loving companion of over 20 years, Skeeter Duncanson, who lovingly nursed her during the final days of her life; and Skeeters three brothers of Norfolk, VA.
Her family wishes to thank her Dominion Power family for their support, especially Bill Jones, her supervisor. They meant so much to her. The family extends special thanks to Angela Wilson, Dianas oncology nurse and the staff at Virginia Oncology Associates for their care and support. Also, thank you to Sentara Bridge and Hospice nurses and caregivers.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00pm Thursday, Sept. 2 at Grace Lutheran Church, 521 Providence Rd. Chesapeake, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Care Foundation or Relay for Life. Cremation Society of Virginia is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cremate.org.