Vera "Dianne" Mellon
MELLON, Vera “Dianne”
August 3, 1944 – July 19, 2018
It is with great sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Dianne, with her family by her side at home, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Dianne was the wife and lifelong companion of her husband Ron for 54 years. Loving mother of Barb (Doug) Bennett and Deb (Chris) Kutasienski. Cherished and devoted grandmother of Stephen, Brandon, Matt (Patty), Paul (Kayla), Christine (Gus) and Brooklyn. Dianne is survived by her siblings Donna (late Howie), Doreen (Clarence), the late Bill (sister-in-law Karen), Gord (Judy), Steve (Barb) Sister-in-law of Dave (Yvonne) and Sharon (Bill). She will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. She will be remembered by many, for never missing any of her grandchildren’s hockey, baseball and soccer games until she was too sick to come.
She was such a kind women and will live in our hearts forever.
Special thanks to Yvonne Mellon, Jean Huisman and Marie White for being such great friends to Dianne. Appreciated thanks to Dr. Alshakarji and the LHIN organization for the palliative care that was given throughout her illness. Also to Brenda, Jericho and Khalid as well as the rest of the care team.
Everyone was so kind and compassionate.
In respecting Dianne’s wishes there will be no funeral service.
Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will take place at Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.
MacKinnon Family Funeral Home
(519) 853-0350 or 1-877-421-9860 (toll free)