MACAULAY, Diane Elizabeth of Port Dover left to be with the Lord on Sunday November 3, 2013 in her 69th year. Loving wife and best friend of 48 years to John. CheriDiane Macaulay - Largeshed and devoted mother of Janet who was the light of her life. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Donald (Verna) Grant of Orillia, Terry (Laureen) Grant of Wasaga Beach, Judith (Frank) Hartman of Regina, Cheryl (Jeff) Myke of Corinth, Jean Elliot, Donald Macaulay, Gordon Macaulay and Rose. Sister by choice and love to Sharon and Ron Bush and “second mom” to Roxanne and Keith. Loving godmother to Lauren and Meg Chalmers. Diane is also survived by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Thelma and brother Garry. Diane was a long standing member of Knox Presbyterian Church her greatest joys in life were family and friends; all of whom she cherished and all were blessed to have her in their lives. This world was a better place because Diane was in it and she leaves all who knew and loved her with precious memories that will help mend our saddened hearts. A service to Celebrate Diane’s life will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church (Chapman and St. George Sts.) Port Dover, Wednesday November 6, 2013 at 11am. followed by internment at Port Dover Cemetery. The Reverend Cathy Kay officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME, 102 First Ave. Port Dover, 519-583-1530. For those wishing, donations in honour and memory of Diane can be  made to Knox Presbyterian Church or World Vision and would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and/ or condolences can be made at

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