Josephine Lane Dineen

josephine dineen

June 17, 1929 ~ May 4, 2022

Born in: Cincinnati, OH
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Josephine Ann Lane Dineen, 92, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

A native of Cincinnati, OH, Josephine was a daughter of the late Edward and Edna Hatcher Lane. She was also preceded in death by her life friend, Thomas E. Dineen; one son, Phillip Dineen, one grandson, Kyle Kuznof Dineen; one sister Janet Lane and one brother, Edward Lane.

Josephine was very involved in the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Meals On Wheels. She was a skilled crafter and seamstress, who was well loved by all and enjoyed serving her community.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Hughes (and her late husband Randy); son, Dennis Dineen (and his wife Alicia); two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A private service for the family will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, her family graciously asks that memorial donations be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation (


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Donna we are sorry for your loss, but know she is up with the angels, Kyle, Tom and Ippy. I know you will cherish the moments you shared with your mom. Love and prayers to the entire Dineen family

  2. I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family. (Granddaughter of Edward G Lane)

  3. So sorry for your loss The whole family is in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🙏

  4. Donna, Dennis, and family — This must be a difficult Mother’s Day for you. I’m holding you all in my thoughts and hearts, and remembering some fun times from our younger days. Love to all… Deborah

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