Cowley, Dianna passed away peacefully in West Coast General Hospital on December 22, 2015 with family by her side at the age of 72.

Predeceased by father Bob, and son Robert. Dianna is survived by her mom Yvette Cowley; loving husband of 15 years Gerry; children: Dan (Brittany), Melanie (Greg) and Coralee; grandchildren: Thomas, Brittany, Michael, Justin, Kaliesha, Sydney. Braden; great grandchildren: Hailen and Rowan; as well as extended family and friends.

Born and raised in the Alberni Valley, Dianna was an avid gardener and farmer. Her love of growing her own vegetables and flowers came from growing up at McLean’s Mill, where her passion for the farm life blossomed. Dianna loved canning her own food, as well as presenting her beautifully made home cooked meals to her family and friends.

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 4731 Burke Road, with Father Stephen Paine officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dianna’s memory to the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA, 4936 Broughton Street, Port Alberni BC, V9Y 8R5. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca.

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