• The Hammonton Gazette

Diane M. Latko



Diane M. Latko (nee Scardino), 67, of Hammonton passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.


Diane was born in Hammonton and was a lifelong resident. She worked at Universal Supply Company in Hammonton as a dispatcher. She had previously worked at Wm. B. Kessler Clothing Factory and Patriot Manufacturing both in Hammonton. Diane enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casinos and playing blackjack and watching the Flyers, Phillies and NASCAR Racing.


She is predeceased by her husband, Randall M. Latko; her parents, Carl F. and Eleanor J. Scardino Sr.; her brother, Carl F. Scardino Jr.; sister-in-law, Cathy Scardino; and brother-in-law, John Puleo.


She is survived by her daughter, Lindsay Graff (Leonard); her sister, Joann Dixon (Tom); her twin sister, Debbie Puleo; two brothers, John Scardino (Karen) and David Scardino (Diane Santoro); her lifelong best friend, Mimi Neil; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.


Funeral services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Redeemer Hospice, 6550 Delilah Road, Suite 501, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234.


Arrangements made by the Carnesale Funeral Home in Hammonton, www.carnesalefuneralhome.com.