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Diannia Collopy

August 7, 2022

Diannia Collopy Obituary

Diannia Collopy, 75, of Summerfield, FL, peacefully passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022 due to lengthy battle with breast cancer while under the care of hospice with her loving family & friends by her side.

Born in Salem, OH, the daughter of the late Ocie and Michael Gryziecki. Diannia was raised in Illinois and went to Williamsfield High School.

She is survived by the love of her life husband, Arlyn Collopy married 58 years of Summerfield, FL, her children the (late Michael Collopy), Michelle Collopy Dombek (husband Rob) and Craig Collopy of Summerfield, FL. Three grandchildren (children of Michelle & Rob) Rebekah, Chloe and Benjamin Dombek. Her siblings, Robin Gryziecki and Roger Dunn and (late Patricia Bunyard).

Diannia owned and managed two clothing stores in Illinois (Queen Size Fashions) and moved with her husband to Florida in 1994 where she started a pet sitting business called (Diannia’s Critter Sitting).

Her hobbies were softball, baseball, bowling, crafts, cross-stitching, gardening, taking care of her animal babies, and frequenting local internet gambling cafes.  She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, as well as Elvis. Diannia was always on the go and enjoyed theme parks and road trips with her husband or friends.

Diannia enjoyed watching her husband, children and grandchildren play multiple sports.  She coached little league and was the first certified woman coach in Centralia, IL.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 15 at the Williamsfield Cemetery. Immediately following the committal service, a continuation of the Celebration of her Life will be held at the American Legion Hall in Williamsfield. Rux Funeral Home in Williamsfield is assisting with arrangements.

Diannia loved animals and helping people in need.  Please kindly consider in lieu of flowers donating to your local Animal Rescue or Shelter in her name or local Breast Cancer chapter. Donations may also be made directly to the family to help cover medical and funeral related expenses. 

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Graveside Service
October 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Williamsfield Cemetery
W. North Park Rd.
Williamsfield, IL 61489


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