Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

Diane Proper, 69

Mrs. Diane Proper, 69, of Wayne Twp. passed away at her residence on Saturday, November 12th, 2022.

Diane was born in Sewickley, Pa on November 29th, 1952 to the late Mike and Stella (Maravich) Lackovich. She had graduated from Hopewell High School. She , along with her husband Brian, was the co-owner and operator of Animal Box Distributing, a sharpening service. She had been affiliated with the St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church in Aliquippa. She was a member of the AKC where she showed her English Springer dogs, and enjoyed camping.

She is survived by her husband, Brian Proper, and her cousins George and Nick Maravich and their children.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Joyce Resh.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 2:00 pm until the time of the Memorial Service at 4:00 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Pastor Denise Arndt officiating.

Memorial donations in Diane’s name may be made out to St. Jude’s at:  or English Springer Rescue at :

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