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Dianne Bernice (York) Cook

September 14, 1946 — October 20, 2020


COOK, Dianne Bernice (nee York)

Dianne passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 20th in her 74th year at her residence in Katrine. She was born in Huntsville on September 14th, 1946. She was raised by her mother Bernice York together with her two sisters Elaine and Judy. She is survived by her beloved husband Richard and her children Charlene (Wayne), Troy, Glenna (Dan) and Gen (Michael). Dianne's life was her family especially her 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Dianne not only prided herself on being an ultimate homemaker, she was also very dedicated to her job with the school board, often referred to as "Lady Di". With her passions for gardening and the love for her home. She was always open to a long or short chat with her many friends and neighbours.

In keeping with restrictions mandated by the Province of Ontario and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, we are allowed thirty percent of our capacity during each visitation period.  We ask friends to call our funeral home at 705-789-8982 to schedule a time to pay your respects.

Please join us on Sunday, October 25th, 2020 at Billingsley Funeral Home, Huntsville starting from 5 pm and every half hour thereafter until 8 p.m. to share stories, laughter and tears.  The funeral service will be held on Monday, October 26th, 2020 in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. followed by the interment at Hutcheson Memorial Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hospice Huntsville,  Messages of condolence can be left at

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

7:30 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Monday, October 26, 2020

11:00am - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Monday, October 26, 2020

4:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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