Diane Marie Gierc, 76, of Emmett Township, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2024, in the comfort of her own home surrounded by loved ones.

She was born in New York, New York, May 1, 1947, the daughter of the late Robert and Marjorie (Piatt) Sustrick.

Her marriage to Michael Gierc was September 24, 1999, in Port Huron. They renewed their vows at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Emmett on February 17, 2009.

Diane worked as a clerk for Blue Cross Blue Shield, a nurses aid at Peach Wood Nursing Home as well as retail sales at Kmart in Port Huron until her retirement in 2010. She was a choir member at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and a Lector for St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Capac. Diane wrote many poems and parodies. She enjoyed working at the Capac Food Pantry, going to Holly Meadows for karaoke and was a collector of dolls.

She is survived by her husband Michael of 24 years; two daughters, Valerie Konowalski and Gail Konowalski (Adam); three grandchildren, Clarissa, Malerie and Bradley Salmons; two sisters, Linda (Phil) Schafran and Dolores (Glenn) Huber; three brothers, Bob, John and Joe Sustrick.

Diane is predeceased by a brother, Dave.

The family honors the memory of Diane and invites you to visit and share memories Saturday March 9, 2024, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. with a Rosary at 4 p.m. at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Capac.

Memorials are suggested to Wishes of the Family.

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