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Diane Hughes Balulis

April 5, 1952 - December 20, 2018

Diane Hughes Balulis, age 66 passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter after a long battle with cancer.

Diane was born in the Bronx, NY on April 5, 1952. Preceded in death by her parents, James Louis Hughes and Frances Patricia Roche Hughes and her in-laws Frank and Lucy Balulis, sister in-law Nancy Wimpee, and brother in-law Michael Stapleton.

Diane was retired from the US Department of Agriculture as a Fruit and Vegetable Inspector. ‘

Diane is survived by her husband of 27 years, David Frank Balulis; one brother and sister in-law James Louis Hughes and Aimee Jo Hughes; and one sister and brother in-law Madeline Rackley and Kenneth Rackley, and other extended family members including, niece Eileen (Steven) Harris, nephew Andrew Rackley and Baylor Harris; also Joyce (Larry) Jamsma, Harry Balulis, Fran (James) Gager, Ruth Stapleton and Thomas (Arleen) Balulis and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 10 am Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street-Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099

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