It is with great sadness that the children of Keith and Ellen Watson of Fort Frances, Ont. announce the passing of their eldest daughter Norma Diane Pettit (nee Watson).
Diane fought a courageous battle with cancer and passed away peacefully, Wednesday, August 22, 2007 with her daughters by her side. She was born in Fort Frances on November 10, 1947.
Diane is survived by her parents Keith and Ellen Watson; daughters Johanna Renn (Bill) and Lianne Castellan; son George Castellan; step sons Rob and Ron Pettit.
She leaves to mourn her grandsons Daniel Castellan, Jonas Watson, Joel and Keith Surgenor, step grandsons Willie and Timmy Pettit, step granddaughter Tia Pettit and great grandson Parker Castellan.
She is also survived by her siblings Doris Pelletier (René), Grant Watson (Emily), Gwenn Amordé (Dan) and by numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Diane was predeceased by her loving husband Bob Pettit in 1998.
A celebration of Diane’s life will be held on Saturday August 25, 2007 at 2 p.m. at 832 Phair Ave. in Fort Frances, Ont.
If desired memorial donations may be made to the Tamarack House, Suite 501, 981 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 7C7 or the CCU @ LaVerendrye Hospital, 110 Victoria Ave, Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7.
Online condolences may be left at www.northridgefuneralhome.com