Statsman, Diana 6/17/1949 - 11/24/2021 Glendale, AZ Diana Braganini Statsman, age 72, entered eternal rest on November 24, 2021, with her loving daughters, Jessica and Amanda, by her side. Diana had a very successful life and was proud to be named the May Crowning Queen at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Paw Paw, MI. She attended Paw Paw High School and went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Education with a minor in Spanish from Bloomsburg University. One of her highlights was studying abroad in Madrid. After graduating college, she resided in Scranton, PA where she started her family with her favorite ex-husband, Robert Statsman, and had her daughters that were her pride and joy. Her passion for reading and teaching led her to become the Executive Director of the Scranton Council of Literacy Advanced where she retired in 2011 after 25 years of dedicated service. She was recognized nationally for her literacy workshops and teaching concepts winning many awards along the way including, Northeast Woman by the Scranton Times and the Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award in 2000. She had the opportunity to relocate to Arizona in 2020 and enjoyed relaxing in the sun, spending time with her grandson, going to trivia night, and smoking cigarettes. Diana had a wonderful sense of humor that never seemed to subside. She wanted everyone to know "it wasn't COVID" and Epstein didn't kill himself. Preceded in death by her parents, Apollo "Paul" Braganini and Julia Meconi Braganini, and brother, David Braganini. She is survived by her daughters, Jessica Statsman, Tamera Statsman, and Amanda West. Grandchildren, Thomas Hopkins and William West V. Her brothers, John Braganini and wife, Sarah, Thomas Braganini and wife, Bernadette, and sister, Marianne Barthel and husband, Doug, along with numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held at Sibio's Restaurant in Dunmore, PA on January 23, 2022, from 1pm – 4pm to share their memories of Diana with family and friends. A private burial service will be held at a later date. Anyone that knew Diana knows she was allergic to flowers, so in lieu of flowers, please make donations to Paseo Highlands Assisted Living who went above and beyond caring for Diana. Donations can be mailed to 3134 W Adobe Dam Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85027.