With heavy hearts, we announce that Diane passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by the love of her family on Sunday afternoon, January 21st, 2018. She was 70. Beloved wife of Rhéal Rochon. Dearly loved and loving mother of Derek Benoit (Melissa), Kendall Benoit (Josée) and Kim Verch (Greg). Adored and doting “Grandma” of Kailey, Chris, Jeanika, Leah, Kaden, Liam and Emily. Diane is also survived by her 4 brothers: Ronald Schultz (Mina), Edward Schultz (Debbie), Robert Schultz (Beth) and Rodney Schultz (Cathy). Also survived by the father of her children, Ray Benoit as well as many nieces and nephews. Daughter of the late Kenny and Ethel Schultz. Diane loved life but above all else, she loved her family. She took great pride in collecting used clothing and providing costumes to people for various occasions. Diane loved to chat, tell stories and laugh. Her “joie de vivre” will be long remembered and should serve as an inspiration to those she knew. Family and friends were invited to pay their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel, Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Saturday afternoon, January 27th from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. A Tribute to Diane took place in the Pilon Family Chapel at 3 o’clock. In memory of Diane, please consider a donation to the charity of your choice.