Diane Marie Erdelyi Diane Erdelyi was born in 1945 to Gertrude M. and Steve T. Erdelyi (both deceased) in New Orleans, Louisiana and passed away in Los Alamitos, California on September 5, 2010. She attended St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School in Destrehan, Louisiana, graduating in 1963. She attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in English Literature and a Master's degree in Library Science. She worked for the Long Beach Public Library from 1969-2002 in various positions. Her favorite department was periodicals where she worked for 22 years. Diane loved being a librarian and helping people find information. Her organizational skills were highly developed through the years. She loved traveling and Paris was her favorite city. She loved old movies, cooking and eating at boutique restaurants. She was blessed with many friends during her lifetime. She will be missed by her family and friends including sisters, Suzanne Erdelyi and Murlyn Erdelyi Burkes and her brother-in-law, Mark Burkes. A memorial mass will be held at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. on September 17, 2010. A reception given by her family will follow the service in the church hall. Contributions to the Seal Beach Animal Care Center for the care of the cats or Habitat For Humanity in lieu of flowers.