DIETRICH:  Peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, at the Exeter Villa, Friday, November 30, 2012, Yvonne Theresa (Gelinas) Dietrich, formerly of Centralia, age 89.  Beloved wife of the late Earl Edward Dietrich (1991).  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Elaine and Bill Luyten of Woodham, Sylvia and Ron Walker of Centralia, Karen Dietrich and partner Dave Hunter of North Bay.  Loving grandma of Bradley and Monika Ryan,  Sarah Campbell, Rachel Walker and partner Blair Cooper, Jennifer Walker, Jacquelyn Veraldi, Luke Veraldi and great-grandma of Ryan Menzies, Katie, Gracie and Lauren Campbell.  Dear sister-in-law of Mary Dietrich of Mount Carmel and Marie Gelinas of London.  Remembered by her nieces, nephews and their families.  Predeceased by her son Leo P. Dietrich, infant daughter Mary Anne, grand-son Ronald Walker, Jr. “Boomer”, Deane Ryan, son-in-law Dumitru Chirita, siblings Harvey, Meryl, Madeline, Phoebe, Claude, Grace, Mozart, Joan, Arthur and parents Joseph and Marie (Denomme) Gelinas.   Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation Monday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Parish, Family and C.W.L. prayers at 3:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Mount Carmel,  Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Father Len Desjardins Celebrant.  Interment Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery. Earl and Yvonne operated Earl’s Taxi of Centralia for many years. If desired, memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the Mount Carmel Church Restoration Fund, Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.  condolences at

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