Chiasson, Diane, age 72 of Grand Étang, Inverness County, passed away peacefully at Sacred Heart Community Health Centre in Chéticamp, N.S. on August 14, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones. She fought a hard battle with cancer. Diane was the daughter of the late Severin Leblanc and the late Marie Therese (Lelievre) Leblanc, both of Chéticamp. She leaves behind her husband of 47 years, Clovis, her children; Nicole, Halifax, Marc (Lucie), Langdon Alberta, Suzanne (Cory Aucoin), St. Joseph du Moine; brothers, Albert (Marcelle), Quebec, Donat (Laurette), Chéticamp; her three granddaughters, Ranelle, Emma and Sophie as well as many nieces and nephews. Diane was predeceased by her younger siblings, Nicole, Jules and Angele.
She worked as a Registered Nurse for 20 years and for Public Health for 30 years. In her retirement, Diane took up quilting with which she showed her beautiful talent and perfectionism with much passion. She made long time friends in two quilting groups; the Celtic Guild and Les Piqueuses du Moine. Diane was also a very good seamstress, hemming pants and replacing zippers for her family and community friends.
Diane was a loving wife, a wonderful mom and a devoted grandmother to her beautiful granddaughters. She was a beautiful friend, always ready to lend a hand or a shoulder to lean on. She will be fondly remembered for the many lives she touched with her kind heart and her selflessness. She will be missed by many.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Paroisse Saint-Joseph, St. Joseph du Moine.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 6 to 9pm at the Cheticamp Funeral Home, with an open wake. Visitors are required to keep a steady flow of traffic in order to maximize the number of family and friends allowed at the funeral home at one time. Funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 10:30am, by invitation only, in Église St. Pierre, Chéticamp with Father Pierre Antoine St. Cyr officiating. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, St. Joseph du Moine. Due to Covid 19, masks are mandatory at both the visitation and funeral.