Diane M. Caggiano, 72, of South Salem, died on June 17.

She was born in New York City on Nov. 23, 1947, to the late John and Mary (Daly) Tiernan.

A longtime South Salem resident, she was an art teacher in the Ridgefield, Connecticut, school district for 32 years until retiring in 2017. She was also an artist.

She was predeceased by her late husband, Wayne. She is survived by her son, Keith (Ashley); her daughter, Kaylee (John); four grandchildren; and four siblings, Jack, Jim MaryJean and Bill.

Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Diane Caggiano Memorial Scholarship Fund at FCCFoundation.org/CaggianoScholarship. The fund supports local students pursuing advanced degrees in the arts.

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