Following a valiant battle with brain cancer, Diane J. Lupinacci died at her Ocean Park residence at age 63 surrounded by the family she loved. She was born in Hearne, Texas on December 20, 1949, the daughter of Walter and Edna Perkins. She moved with her family to Elgin, Oregon as a child. There she taught Sunday school at the Assembly of God Church and graduated from Imbler High School. Early on Diane began horse riding, owned several horses and was a member of a horse club in the 1970s. She also enjoyed the outdoors fishing and camping. A woman of many skills, she was employed as a waitress, janitor, sales clerk, bartender and cook. In February of 1978 she married Jim Lupinacci and they established their home on 137th street in Vancouver, Washington. They later divorced. Eleven years ago she moved to Ocean Park where she resided with Ray Morton. Locally Diane was a member of Ocean Park Moose and Eagles lodges, was a Cranberry Queen and a member of the Red Hatters as well as a member of the Grange in Long Beach. She enjoyed clam digging, photographing wildlife and sunsets, playing dice and card games with friends and family and was known for her excellent clam chowder. Diane is survived by brother Bobby Perkins; twin sister Ann Jourdan and sister Lillie Simmons; 12 nephews, 2 nieces, 4 great-nephews and 5 great-nieces. A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 22, 2013, at 2:00 PM at the Ocean Park Moose lodge. A celebration of her life will be Sunday, December 29, 2013, 2:00 PM a Pied Piper Pizza restaurant in Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donation requested to the American Cancer Society. Her guestbook is available online at www.penttilaschapel.com.