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Meet your Local Funeral Directress

Published: September 1, 2018 by Affinity Memorial Chapel

On this blog it is our privilege and honor to introduce you to our Directress Lori Diaz who is a Licensed Funeral Director and Limited Lines nsurance Agent in the State of Ohio. Lori jopened Affinity Memorial Chapel in December, 2017. 

Lori has a unique ability in creating meaningful Celebration of Life Services for the families that select us to serve during an at need arrangement. The families have learned to appreciate her empathy and eye for detail. Her passion for people is what has motivated her to chose this career path and is very evident in how she deals individually with families.

Lori graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.A. in Communication and minor in Sociology in 1998. She is a proud OSU Alumni. After college, she attended Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University and received her Masters in Business Administration in 2005 and Masters in Project Management in 2007. Lori is an avid learner and loves marketing.

Lori is active in several community organizations and is a member of the Buckeye State Funeral Director’s and Embalmer’s Association and African-American Funeral Professionals of Central Ohio (AAFPCO). Lori iwas a former District Leader for New Generation of Funeral Service Practitioners Association and a board member. She is a member of National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association. Lori is proud to be one of the founding members of the 100 Black Women of Central Ohio where she serves as the Communication Co-Chair. She was a former guest blogger for Funeral Divas and has since started a facebook group called Funeral Chics. 

She and her family attend Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church where she has served over the years in a variety of different positions. She has been the Communications Director, a Deaconess, a Lower Division Sabbath School Teacher, Earliteen Sabbath School Teacher, Choir Member, Media Services Coordinator and  Stewardship Director.

Lori is happily married to Michael and together they have two beautiful daughters, Mikayla and Kyah. In her spare time, Lori enjoys to read, roller skate, exercise and travel. When Lori isn’t at the funeral home she is cherishing time spent with those she loves.

Call Lori today with any questions you may have. Lori would be happy to assist you in any way. Call her at 614-427-1234. that's the AFFINITY WAY.

“Let us endeavor to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” —Mark Twain on Undertakers

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