Diane Elina Wilson-Ely

Diane Elina Wilson-Ely, 82 years of age, a resident of Mt. Bethel, PA, passed away on January 5, 2022 in Stroudsburg, PA.


She was born in Chicago, IL on July 31, 1939 to Earl Michael and Dorothy (Blumer) Cleal. She had been a medical coder at Dover General Hospital, Dover, NJ. She was employed in the medical field from 1966 until 2012. She worked in Doctors’ offices, Newton Hospital, and Jersey City Medical Center, to name a few. She was very active with the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge with her second husband Raymond Wilson who predeceased her. She was also active in the AMA American Medical Association, Bangor Women’s Club. Diane lived for all her children, grand, and great grandchildren.  As far as she was concerned, the world revolved around them.  She was an avid reader who loved books, reading 10 a week.  Loved camping with her children and grandchildren and was a “snowbird, residing in winter in Beverly Hills, FL. Her favorite saying was “one more thing”.


She is survived by her husband, Frank Ely, three daughters, Dorothea H. DiGeronimo, Theresa Schoonover, Dina Jo May, a son Joseph Stefanko, two step daughters, Tammy Huber, Sherry Wilson, a stepson, Frank David Ely, 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.


Visitation is scheduled from 2-5PM with a funeral service following at 5PM, January 11, 2022 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Rt. 94 Blairstown, NJ 07825. Family would prefer masks be worn.


Donations may be made in Diane’s memory to The American Diabetes Foundation, 2451 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202.