Dianna L. Blasik

Dianna L. Blasik, 56, of North Michael St., St. Marys, died suddenly at home on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.She was born on Oct. 22, 1956 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Calvin and Dorothy (Whitsell) Merat. On March 23, 1994 she married Robert J. Blasik, who survives.She lived all her life in the Bennetts Valley and St. Marys areas. She was a homemaker and a very loving, considerate, thoughtful, and helpful wife, mother and grandmother.In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children, Christopher Merat of St. Marys, Becky Blasik of St. Marys, Liz of New York, Tim of Kersey, and stepson Jeremiah Blasik of Pittsburgh; eight grandchildren; three brothers, Robert Merat of St. Marys, Irvin Merat of Byrnedale, and Richard Merat of Force; and three sisters, Patricia Feldman of Ridgway, Brenda Quattrone of Ridgway, and Regina Smith of Weedville.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Merat; and two brothers, Kenneth and James Merat.Funeral services for Dianna L. Blasik will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18 at the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home in Penfield, with Father Thomas Tyler officiating. Interment will be in Gardner Hill Cemetery in Weedville.Visitation will be at the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home on Monday from 1-3 p.m.