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Diane Marie Hordzwick, BHS 1976

Diane Marie Hordzwick, BHS 1976

Burbank Review, September 1978

Diane M. Hordzwick, 20, a Burbank resident for 20 years died , Thursday, Sept 14, 1978 in a Burbank hospital. She was born in California. She is a graduate of Burbank High School in 1976.

She is survivied by her parents, Edward and Maryanna Hordzwick of Burbank; a brother, Robert of Burbank; two sisters, Mrs Carol Nagy of San Jose, and Mrs. Kathy Varlotta of West Los Angeles.

Visitation is 1-9 p.m., Monday, September 18, and 1-5 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, at the Valley Funeral Home in Burbank. Rosary is 8 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, at St. Francis Xavier Church in Burbank. Mass is 9 a.m., Wednesday, September 20, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment is at San Fernando Mission Cemetery.

Burbank Review, September 1978

Two Hurt, Driver Held

Two women were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a Burbank traffic accident Friday night in which a man was arrested on supicion of driving while intoxicated.

Diane Hordzwick, 20, of North Buena Vista Street, and Kristin Hordzwick, Diane's sister-in-law and passenger in her car, were taken to St. Joseph Medical Center where Diane is in critical condition and Kristin is in stable condition.

Witnesses said a car driven by Gary Kilpatrick, 28, of North Hollywood, ran a red light eastbound on Burbank Boulevard and broadsided the car driven by Miss Hordzwick. He was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Burbank Review, September 1978

Burbank Woman Dies Of Accident Injuries

A Burbank woman, 20, died Thursday of injuries sustained in a traffic accident last week.

Diane Hordzwick of North Buena Vista Street died at St. Joseph Medical Center at 5:17 p.m. where she had been in serious condition since the September 9 accident.

The accident occurred after miss Hordzwick's car was hit broadside by a car that witnesses said was going 50 miles per hour on Burbank Boulevard and ran a red light.

Gary Kilpatrick, 28, of North Hollywood, driver of the car which struck Miss Hordzwick's, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Miss Hordzwick was taken to the hospital with critical head and chest injuries and a passenger in the car, Kristin Hordzwick, Diane's sister-in-law, was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition the day after the accident.

Miss Hordzwick was in her third year at California State University Northridge, majoring in finance. She recently started work as an associtate realtor at Paul-White-Carnahan Realtors in Burbank.


  1. WOW...she was a sweet girl.. Too young to go. Sorry to hear that now. Sad.

  2. “O Christ, give rest to the souls of Thy servants with the saints, where there is no sickness, sorrow or sighing, but everlasting life.”
    Prayer for the Departed – Eastern Orthodox Church

    Very respectfully,
    +Rev. Protodeacon George A. Haloulakos
    Class of 1975