Diane Elizabeth Devitt nee Montgomery
December 22, 1937 - October 20, 2017
Passed away in Charlottetown, PEI on October 20, 2017 in her 80th year. Predeceased by her husband Lawrence “Lawrie” Devitt, she will be lovingly remembered by her sons and family; Hart and Mary Ann (Mackay), Alexandra & Lauren of Rothesay, NB; Martin and Tara (Hilton), Graham, Grace & Elise of St. Catharines, ON; Craig and Jen (Smith), Madeleine & Benjamin of Warrimoo, NSW, Australia. Survived by her 4 siblings. She will be greatly missed by her extended family and friends in Lennoxville, Toronto, Saint John, Sydney and on the Island.
Diane was an inspirational English teacher in 4 provinces spanning 5 decades. In her retirement she volunteered at the Canadian Cancer Society and rose to become the PEI Divisional President on the National Board of Directors. Later diagnosed with Parkinson’s, she became a dedicated member of the PEI Parkinson’s Society. In all aspects of her life, Diane made a profound difference through her teaching, volunteering and through her care and support of those around her. Her loss will be deeply felt by all.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel. Funeral Thursday from St. Paul’s Church at 11 a.m. Interment to take place at a later date, in Sherwood Cemetery. In memory of Diane, donations can be made to the Parkinson’s Society. Visitation and a reception will be held following the service at St. Paul’s Church Hall. Online condolences may be made at www.macleanfh.com