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In Memory of
Phyllis Diana Mahaffey
January 20, 1937 - February 7, 2021

Saturday, February 20th at 2 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Phyllis "Diana" Mahaffey (nee Jones) passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at the age of 84 at The Inn at Bear Trail in Lewis Center, Ohio. She was born January 20, 1937 in Marion, Ohio.

1955 graduate of Marion Harding High School, Marion, Ohio. Long time resident of Westerville, Ohio. Member of Central College Presbyterian Church. She was the secretary for AMC Theatres Westerville and the American Motorcycle Association formerly in Westerville. Past C.C.L. member; active with the Westerville South Music Boosters from 1977-1984.

Diana is survived by daughter, Susan N. Mahaffey of Sunbury, Ohio; daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia A. and David E. Gotschall of South Charleston, Ohio; granddaughter, Hannah T.M. Gotschall of Westerville, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Jim Anspaugh of Goodyear, Arizona; and stepbrother and sister-in-law, Steve and Carol Miller of Centennial, Colorado. Also survived by numerous friends and family.

She is preceded in death by husband of 54 years, Wayne T. Mahaffey; parents, Leo Burdette Jones and Dorothy Jane McClure Jones Miller; stepfather, Perry E. Miller; along with numerous family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 20th at Moreland Funeral Home 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville, OH 43081. Rev. David Redding officiating. Interment of the ashes at Blendon Central Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Diana's name to The Inn at Bear Trail 8199 Monroe Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio. To view the live stream, click on the link below at the time of service.

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Jane Swanson

Feb 12, 2021

I was a neighbor of Diana's For several years in Hoffwoods. I am very sorry to the family for her loss. May Diana Rest In Peace and comfort.


Raylene Clouse

Feb 12, 2021

So very sorry for the Mahaffey family on the loss of Diana. Please accept my sincere sympathy to all. Raylene Clouse


Penny Patten

Feb 15, 2021

I am so very sorry for your loss. I have been a neighbor and friend of Diana's for many, many years and have fond memories of her. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless All Of You!


james l alex

Feb 18, 2021

Diana was a member of our high school class (1955) and participated in the percussion section of the high school band. She was a very nice individual and quiet. I have circulated her obituary information to many in our class Jim Alex 1955 Class Treasurer


Helen (Kannel) Stafford

Feb 20, 2021

Seems like not so long ago I was honored to have Diana serve at my wedding September 14, 1957 We were good friends for a long time, thru High school. She accompanied my family and I to Hubbard Lake, MI one summer. It was one of the best vacations I had there! God's blessings to the family. May you find peace and comfort knowing that prayers surround you. '