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Ellen Diane Nunes, 72, volunteered with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Ellen Diane Nunes
Ellen Diane Nunes

It is with great sadness that the family of Ellen Diane Nunes, 72, announces her sudden passing on Friday, May 17, 2019. Diane was born in Clarksburg West Virginia, to Robert and Ellen Poynter and was the oldest of three children.

Diane graduated from South Charleston High School and Morris Harvey College in Charleston West Virginia.

Diane devoted much of her time volunteering for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Zeiders American Dream (the Z) and enjoyed being a member of the bowling league representing The Cosmopolitan at Town Center.

Diane will be forever remembered by her two children, Michael Quantrille and Michelle Taggart and their families; along with her father, Robert Poynter; and sisters, Carol Mock and Margaret Ann (Peggy) Wheatley. Diane will be fondly remembered by her six grandchildren, Jacob, Gabriel, Aaron, Reilly, Jaden and Asher. Diane was preceded in death by her mother, Ellen E. Poynter.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 7, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, with a gathering to follow at The Cosmopolitan.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation in memory of Diane may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Share online condolences with the family at Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory.

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