Diane N. Ayotte
Birth Date: Dec. 25, 1951
Death Date: Mar. 29, 2012
Diane N. Ayotte, 60 of Lyman died Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough after a brief illness with cancer. She was born in Biddeford on December 25, 1951 a daughter of Lorenzo J. and Bridget Oliver Roy. She was educated in Biddeford schools, graduating from St. Louis High School with the class of 1970 and attending the University of Maine in Orono.
On June 8, 1973 she married Leo M. Ayotte in St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford.
Diane worked 35 years with Corning/Vishay-Sprague Co. in Sanford as Supervisor of Marketing.
She enjoyed cooking, entertaining and traveling. She loved organizing events and gatherings at her home for family and friends.
Her husband of 38 years of Lyman
1 daughter: Devon Ayotte of Lyman
1 sister: Jo-Ann T. Roy of Biddeford
Several nieces and nephews
Visiting hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Memorial donations in Diane’s memory may be made to the Biddeford Free Clinic, P.O. Box 325, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
Oh my how I am so sad for Diane's passing. I just found out and send my condolences to her husband and daughter. Jo-Ann I am so sorry for your loss. I thought and continue to think of you and Diane and how close we were when we were young. Again, my heart is heavy and my sadness is beyond words. I am so sorry and may God be kind to you in this terrible time.
MY HEART IS SO HEAVY FOR MY BEST FRIEDN.i thought of diand as one on my sisters. I cry MILLION tears.I am so sorry i just found out. leo & devon i hope you CAN FEEL MY ARMS AOUND YOU.Diane is in my heart and has all ways been there.
I am so sadded at the lost of my best friend Diane Ayotte, she and I had a remarkable sense of each other and we went away every year to celebrate each other and our accomplishments.. She was and always be the best of the best.
Mona Pothier Murphy
Devon, Leo and Jo-Ann...I am so sad to hear of your loss. I haven't seen Diane in many years but I have such wonderful memories of our years together at St.Louis HIgh. I was always hoing to see her at reunions. It wasn't meant to be. Please know you are all in my prayers.
I'm so sad about this. Leo, please accept my condolences. Much love to you.
Long time no see Leo. So very sorry for your loss. Diane is in my prayers. Thinking of you and sending my deepest sympathy. Don Thimble
Carol (Rancourt) Fitzwater
Leo, Devon, & Joanne, you have been in my thoughts and prayers since I heard the sad news about Diane. I will always treasure my special memories of her. May you find more peace and strength with each passing day.
Carol (Petit) Roy
My heart goes out to all of you at this difficult time. I have many fond memories of growing up with Diane throughout elementary, junior high and high school. We also had some great times on Wentworth Street. Please accept my deepest sympathies. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
I was saddened to read of Diane's passing away. She was such a wonderful person and class leader when we were at St. Louis H.S.
I want to offer my sympathies and prayers for her family, Leo, Devon and Jo-Ann
Norman & Chickie
Leo & Devon, please accept our heartfelt condolenses. You are in our prayers.
Jeanne Valliere Gall
I am so saddened and sorry for your loss. Diane and I were friends since St. Joseph Grammar School and the neighborhood. She was one of the best friends and also an outstanding leader even at a young age. And I'll always cherish her beautiful smile. My sympathies to Leo, Devon and Jo-Ann. Prayers and thoughts to you. Jeanne Valliere
I am sorry to hear about the death of Diane. I know she is at peace and received the comfort of those waiting for her. I have very happy memoriies of my sisters and I growing up at Kennebunk Pond with the entire Roy family. God Bless.
I cannot put into words how sad I am about Diane and for Leo, Devon adn Joanne. It is very hard for me to believe she is gone and way too soon in life. Di had an energy and strength that I admired. This is a very difficutl loss. Thoughts are with all those who loved her and for whom she was a friend.
Our depest sympathies to you...or thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry for your loss Leo and Devon. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Janice (Whelan) Feell
Leo, Devon & Jo-Ann,
I was so saddened to hear of Diane's illness and passing. I have only the
fondest memories of our growing up together, attending St. Joe's and
then being reunited at Corning for several years. Although for many years the miles kept us apart, our friendship continued through birthday and Christmas cards. I am so going to miss that.
My heartfelt condolences.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this diffuclt time. Diane's smile and laugh will be missed by many.
So sorry for your loss. Although I didn't know Diane personnally, I felt I knew her through her sister Jo-Ann. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Kathy & Scott Brackett
Leo and Devon,
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We are thinking of you at this sad time.
I am so sorry we have lost Diane and we will miss her terribly. She was
one of my closest friends even though we did no see each other over the last few years. At least I was fortunate to see her a few days ago. Our sincere sympathy is with all of her family. Ernie and Wealthie Perry.
Leo and family, Diane has left wonderful memories for her fellow employees. She is so good and has left us to soon. Her memory will be with us forever. Our sincere sympathy, Patti and Bill Sermania
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