Diane (Doherty) Fiore Obituary

Thanks to John Lorimer and JoAnn Salin for providing the sad news of Diane (Doherty) Fiore’s passing.  The obituary notice follows:

Fiore, Diane M.

MADISON—Diane M. Fiore, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Agrace HospiceCare. She was born in Madison on March 4, 1940, to Fred “Fritz” and Marion Doherty. She was a lifelong resident of Madison, and a graduate from Madison West High School. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Diane met the love of her life, Tony Fiore, on Jan. 17, 1957, and it was love at first sight. They were married on Aug. 6, 1960, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.


She is survived by her husband, Tony; her children, Beth (Robert) Fiore Kral, Chris Fiore (Bridget Berigan), Steve (Audrey DiMaggio) Fiore, and Ben (Anna) Fiore; her grandchildren, Michael, Galen, Nick, Adam, William, Andrew, Ruthanne, Bella, Braden, Sydney and Gabriel; her brother, Mark (Linda) Doherty; her sister, Kate Perez; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael David Fiore; and her parents.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at ST. MARIA GORETTI CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5313 Flad Ave., Madison, with Father Tafadzwa Kushamba officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at JOYCE-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Odana Road, Madison. A luncheon will follow Mass at church. A private burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be written to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI 53711. A special thank you to all the staff at 6 Tower and 8 Tower Unity Point Health-Meriter Hospital.


Diane was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with family and friends. She will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit www.ryanfuneralservice.com.

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1 Response to Diane (Doherty) Fiore Obituary

  1. Roger Perkins says:

    I went to Dudgeon Grade School with Diane as well as high school. I remember Diane as a sweet kind person even in grade school.

    Roger Perkins

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