OBITUARY

Diane Ashworth

February 22, 1949January 21, 2012

Diane O’Neill Ashworth of Guilford, VT ended her journey on this earth and went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2012. Diane was surrounded by her loving family as she peacefully made this transition to a better place. Diane was born February 22, 1949 in Brattleboro, VT to Mary Stewart and Hugh O’Neill of Brattleboro. Diane was married to Fred Ashworth on October 25, 1986 in Brattleboro. They just celebrated their 25th anniversary and had an amazing life of joy and peace.

Diane is survived by her husband Fred, three daughters, Kelley Mathis of NC, Michelle Chase of Charlestown, NH, Regina Thibodeau of Shoreham, VT ; two sons, Shannon Covey of Vernon and Fred Ashworth Jr. of Barre. She is also survived by 11 Grandchildren, Ryan Chase, Garrett Covey, Shannon Weatherup, Scott and Dixie Mathis, Honour and Cyr Solari, Brent, Wesley, Bryana and Troy Thibodeau. She is also survived by her father Larry Wright, sisters, Linda O’Neill, Sally O’Neill and Karen O’Neill , her brother Johnny O’Neill and many nieces, nephews and special family friends. She was predeceased by her mother Mary Wright and her brother Larry Wright, Jr. Diane made many friends in the Guilford Cares and Brattleboro area Hospice programs. The family wished to express their deep appreciation for the care and attention she was provided. They have been a true blessing in her life.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Windham Humane Society, Guilford Cares and Brattleboro Area Hospice or the Guilford Community church in honor of Diane.

A time of visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday From 4:00 to 7:00 at the Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home, 57 High St. Brattleboro. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home. Graveside committal services will take place at a later date. Please visit www.kerwesterlund.com for additional information and to sing Diane’s guest book.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, January 24, 2012
  • Funeral Wednesday, January 25, 2012
REMEMBERING

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Paul W. Lee

February 13, 2012

Fred, and family, so sorry to learn of your loss. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Diane. You are in our prayers. (an old, old friend...from Guilford)

Darcey Brown

January 26, 2012

Fred and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Diane was such a wonderful person and I so enjoyed visiting her. She was very special and will be missed.

FAYE BISHOP

January 25, 2012

MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF THE FAMILY .GOD BLESS YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS. DIANE WAS A KIND WONDERFUL PERSON. FAYE:MIDGE"NURMI"BISHOP

Lisa Russ

January 24, 2012

Shannon. I am sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. You are in my thoughts.

nancy marsh

January 23, 2012

May you be at peace with God.

Theodore Woods

January 23, 2012

To the family of Diane, I am so saddened by the passing of my very dear childhood friend. Diane,thanks for sharing a brief part of your life with me and thanks for joyful memories ?
My heart felt condolences go out to all of you. Theo Woods

Norma Woods

January 23, 2012

Fred and family, Our hearts are saddened today at the loss of a childhood friend. We have so many wonderful memories of Diane, Linda and Larry Jr. growing up and Fred at Riverview Diner. Diane will be greatly missed by so many. Our deepest condolences to the family.
Norma Woods and family

Joyce Garfield

January 23, 2012

My prayers are with you. I have known Diane for years she was a lovely person and a dear friend. She will be missed by all.

January 23, 2012

Fred & Family

My deepest sympathy on the passing of Diane. She is now at peace.

Pat (Groulx) Green

Bernie & Barbara Adam

January 23, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.