Dione Longoria - Funeral Counselor East Lawn Sierra Hills
Dione is a native Californian and grew up in the San Jose area where she graduated from Independence High School. She worked a variety of jobs including plumbing and at Great America amusement park as a ride operator. She landed a job at Stanford Hospital where she worked several years and excelled her way though many different positions. During her time in the X-ray department she met the love of her life, Hector, and they were married in 1995. They have 2 boys and a girl and recently had their first grandchild, Kayne Longoria, whom Dione adores.
Dione's career at East Lawn started in 2000 as a night attendant. She has worked on the mausoleum crew and became a foreman. In late 2004 she began working on the grounds crew, learning all of the heavy equipment. During this time, Dione played for the Sacramento Sirens Semi-Pro Women's Football Team and they were 2-time National Champions.
In 2006 she became a cemetery counselor at East Lawn Memorial Park where she stayed for 6 years. In 2012 she had the opportunity to become a Funeral Counselor at East Lawn Mortuary where she currently serves. Dione loves what she does and loves to support and teach her co-workers. She enjoys serving families in their time of need and does so with empathy and compassion.
Dione is a very proud pit bull owner and she thinks it is important to educate people about this most misunderstood breed. Her rescue pit bull, Mia is the sweetest dog in the world.