Diane S. Bingham, 75

Diane S. (Shaffer) Bingham, 75, wife of Walter L. Bingham, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at Reading Hospital.

Born in New Castle, PA, she was the daughter of Thomas Holland Shaffer and Sara (Nietsche) Shaffer.

Diane was the Executive Director of the BIE in Pottstown for many years. She was an accomplished scuba diver. Diane will be remembered for her own, unique sense of humor.

Surviving along with her husband Walt of 26 years, is her son Benjamin Yanis, husband of Jessica; step-children Scott L. Bingham, husband of Lauri; and Heather Blackwell, wife of Luk; grandchildren Wesley and Sophia Yanis; step-grandchildren Jessica, Maegen, Sarah, and Adam Bingham; Ashton, Maxine, and Conrad Blackwell; mother-in-law Ethel M. Bingham; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464) with Pastor Janet Moore officiating. Visitation will also be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, from 10:00-11:00AM at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately by the family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association (https://diabetes.org/) in Diane’s name.

Add My Condolences

Dear Walt, I'm very sorry to hear of your loss with Diane. I want to send my deepest condolences. I know that the Lord will help you through this. If there's anything I could do please do not hesitate your friend Dan

~ Dan Schnovel
5/2/2023 10:28:50 AM

Too, We are so so sorry we can’t be there to pay our respects but we know her amazing smile and her phenomenal laugh will be a welcome sound up in heaven. Sending hugs and love to you all. Xoxo

~ Tara, David & Sydney Joos
5/1/2023 11:53:21 PM

Dearest cousin, You married a gem of a gal who possessed many wonderful qualities. Talented in her writings, a contagious smile, her intellect, generous heart, pride in her son , love of family, and most of all, her deep, deep love and respect for you, her soul mate and life partner, are just a few. My heartfelt sympathy to you and to your family. My love, Beth

~ Beth Saunders Vinton, VA
4/29/2023 1:47:17 PM

Our condolences ?? Master Gunz Semper Fi

~ JJ Walker
4/28/2023 10:42:16 PM

Linn, I am saddened by your loss. My condolences, sorry I just don’t have the words to express my hope for your strength to endure this huge pain you must be experiencing. My love and respect for you and your family is all I can offer you.

~ Rod Phillips Kansas City, MO
4/28/2023 9:52:28 PM

Vicki and are so very sorry for your loss. You and your family will remain in our prayers.

~ Ray Whiteaker Spring Hill, TN
4/28/2023 8:52:29 PM

So sorry for your loss. Sending my thoughts and prayers to you Walt and your family.

~ Randy Cookinham Port Charlotte, FL
4/28/2023 7:41:56 PM

Sorry to hear of your loss. Such a pretty lady. May the Lord be with your family.

~ Carolyn (Hoch) Colliver Renaud Hewitt, TX
4/28/2023 7:05:56 PM

So sorry to hear about your loss. May she rest in peace and may her memories forever be a blessing.

~ Peter Cardoulis
4/28/2023 7:00:57 PM