Diane Bernstel
Paupack, PA
Date of Death:
August 13, 2013
March 30, 1957
Place of Birth:
Paterson, NJ
Service Information:
Friday, August 16, 2013 8:00 PM Teeters' East Chapel, Hawley, PA
Friday, August 16, 2013 2 to 5 PM and 7 to 8 PM at Teeters' East Chapel, Hawley, PA

Diane Bernstel, age 56, of Paupack died Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton.

Diane was born March 30, 1957, in Paterson, NJ, and was the daughter of Donald M. and Claire H. (Schweizer) Mercereau.

Diane was a donor to the gift of life. She always enjoyed the outdoors, boating, hunting & fishing and always had a wonderful smile to greet everyone and an infectious laugh. Her dad called her "Doodles".

She was the banquet coordinator for Ehrhardt's Waterfront Banquet Center.

She is survived by one daughter:  Brienne Bernstel of Paupack, PA; her parents:  Donald M. and Claire H. (Schweizer) Mercereau of Venice, FL; three sisters:  Sue and Stephen Vogt of Greentown, Barb McClain of Knoxville, TN, and Janet and Randy Bordeau of Venice, FL; her companion:  Dale Williams of Tafton, PA; her former husband:  Harry A. Bernstel of Blooming Grove, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

Diane was predeceased by a brother, Donald Mercereau.

Calling hours will be Friday, August 16, from 2 to 5 PM and 7 to 8 PM at Teeters' East Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley, PA, followed by the Funeral Service at 8 PM.

Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel.

Memorials may be made to The Brienne Bernstel Scholarship Fund, c/o Honesdale National Bank, 2547 Route 6, Hawley, PA  18428 or Janet Weis Children's Hospital, 100 N Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17822.