The family of Dianne M. Scott, wife of the late L. Mansel Scott, and daughter of the late LeBaron and Freda (Holder) Sheldrick are saddened to announce her passing which occurred on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at the Saint John Regional Hospital after a brief illness.
Dianne was a 1959 Teachers’ College graduate and a longtime member of NBHEA. She spent her working career as a Home Economics Teacher for over 36 years, most of these at Barnhill Memorial School. Together, Dianne and Mansel loved to travel across the Maritimes and Eastern United States by trailer with kids and dogs in tow, finally spending many years at Pine Cone Trailer Park in Sussex.
In retirement, Dianne spent most of her free time volunteering with the School Milk Fund, Saint John Art Centre, Saint John Sculptures, and the Imperial Theater, among many others. Specifically, she was very active with the School Milk Fund organized in 1961 to provide milk for school children in need of extra nutrition in the Saint John schools.
Dianne is survived by her daughters, Cindy (Mike Splane) and Kim (Everett Crawford), her sister and best friend, Donna, sisters, Terry, Debby and Lori along with many nieces, nephews, numerous friends and her cherished pets. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by brother, Billy.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506-634-7424). Visitation will take place on Monday, December 4, 2023, from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens at a later date. Donations in memory of Dianne may be made to the Saint John School Milk Fund or to the ICU at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Online condolences may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com.
The Ontario Home Economics Association, a self-regulating body of professional Home Economists, promotes high professional standards among its members so that they may assist families and individuals to achieve and maintain a desirable quality of life.