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Margaret "Diane" Polite Barhanovich

d. December 24, 2022

Biloxi

 

 

Margaret “Diane” Polite Barhanovich, 76, of Biloxi, MS called to the Lord on Saturday, December 24, 2022 in Ocean Springs.

Diane was a native and lifelong resident of Biloxi. Since 1976, she worked alongside her husband with their charter boat “Miss Hospitality.” Diane was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and a former member of the Slavic Ladies. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister and Nana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Polite, Sr. and Mandiana Pitalo Polite; and her grandson, Zackary Fayard.

Diane is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Kenneth Anthony Barhanovich; her children, Renee Meyer, Rachel (Gregory, II) Hebert and Jennifer (Brandon, Sr.) Morano; her grandchildren, Taylor Fayard, Brandon Morano, Jr., Jacob Meyer and Keaton Morano; her great-granddaughter, Jaylah Kate Fayard; and her brothers, Charles (Kathy) Polite, Jr. and Anthony (Kathy) Polite.

The family would like to thank the ICU staff of Ocean Springs Hospital for their care.

A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Michael Catholic Church on Monday, January 2, 2023 at 11:00 am. Friends may visit from 10:00 am until Mass time.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Margaret “Diane” Polite Barhanovich.

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Monday, January 2, 2023

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177 1st Street, Biloxi, MS 39530

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Monday, January 2, 2023

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177 1st Street, Biloxi, MS 39530

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