Marilyn "Diane" Blaszak



Marilyn Diane Blaszak, 69, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving family on Friday February 23, 2018 at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. She was born on December 24, 1948 in Mullins, South Carolina to the late John C. Mayers & Katheryn Hammond Mayers.

Along with her parents, Diane is preceded in passing by her beloved husband, Joseph Blaszak; her granddaughter, Kara McGraw; and her brother, John C. Mayers, Jr.

Diane attended Christ United Methodist Church and proudly retired from Ocean Lakes Campground, after 21 years of dedicated service as a Reservations Director.

Left to cherish Diane’s memory are her daughters, Vickki Hardwick Ginevan and her husband, Tommy of Myrtle Beach & Kim McGraw and her husband, Byron of Surfside Beach; her son, David Blaszak of Surfside Beach; her sister, Linda Shelley and her husband, Johnny of Florence; as well as two granddaughters, Cayla Phalen & Katheryn Ginevan.

A Celebration of Diane’s Life will be held at 5:30pm Thursday, March 01, 2018 at Christ United Methodist Church, 2901 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579.

At the request of the family, memorial contributions in Diane’s name may be made to St. Jude Cancer Research, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Whiskers Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, P.O. Box 70066, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572, online at or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, South Carolina Chapter, 4151 Spruill Avenue Suite 250, North Charleston, SC 29405, online at

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremations Services of Murrells Inlet, (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.