Diane M. Pulgini

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 28, 2024

Diane M. Pulgini, age 65, of West Newton unexpectedly went to be with the Lord on March 27, 2024 at Penn Highlands Mon Valley Hospital. Born October 17, 1958 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late George and Julia Kensky of Elizabeth. She is survived by her life partner of 38 years, David Teman; her daughters, Priscilla (Ken) Trail of Rostraver Twp., Kayla (Chuck) Augustine of West Newton and Renee (William) Pavlic of Liberty Borough; and son, Richard (Bridget) Teman of Sarver. Along with her children, she is survived by four grandchildren, Kaityln Trail, Savannah Teman, Maria Teman and Connor Pavlic. She was the bar manager at Hott Rodz in Glassport for the last 12 years and is also survived by her many friends who were family from Hott Rodz and the Glassport community - they called her “Mama Di.” In the summer months, she enjoyed her camp at Millers Campground in New Alexandria with family and her beloved (four-legged daughter) Tea Cup Chihuahua, Bailee. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Monday, April 1, 2024, from 3 PM until the time of service at 5:30 PM in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jude Urso officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Offer condolences at

Originally published March 28, 2024.

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