Redmond, Diann M. – Age 66 of East Chezzetcook, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the youngest daughter of the late George and Janet Crawford. Diann lived her life in Chezzetcook and was always active in the community. Known for her baking and crocheting skills, she was always ready and willing to make pies, squares or crafts for weddings, bake sales, and events at the Chezzeetcook Volunteer Fire Department, St. Barnabas Church and St. Genevieve’s Church. She loved to try her luck at Bingo or the card games. Diann will be remembered for her sense of humour and welcoming way. As she would always say “We can throw one more potato in the pot”. She will be dearly missed by her loving husband, Keith; her daughter, Michelle; her son, Michael; daughter-in-law, Christine; and her pride and joy, grandson, Domenic; as well by sister, Georgina (Pete) Sutcliff; brothers, Terry (Eleanor), Lloyd (Jeanne), Weldon (Bernadette) and Roger (Anna); in-laws, Tink (Deanna) Graham and Linda (Robert) Grijm; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by brothers, Clyde and Donald and sister, Joan (Archie) Reeves.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life funeral mass will be held in St. Genevieve’s Church, East Chezzetcook on Friday, April 22 at 11 a.m., with Father Toochukwu presiding. There will be a reception to follow in the church hall. A private burial will take place at a later date. The family would especially like to thank Father Toochukwu for providing peace in her final moments and the staff of Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital for their compassion and care provided to Diann and her family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Diann’s memory may be made to Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.