Dianne Colantonio

Obituary of Dianne Colantonio

COLANTONIO, Dianne (nee Ennis)

passed away peacefully on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the age of 73. Loving wife of Nunzio Colantonio for 48 years. Beloved mother of Kris Ennis, Marc Colantonio (Leigh Anne) (late Stacey) and Nancy Colantonio. Proud grandma of Marc Jr. and Alexandra. Dearest daughter of the late Ivan Ennis (1995) and Marian (nee Mossip)(1976). Dear sister of Gayle Pare (late Noe 2016) and aunt of Aurele Pare (late Loy 2016). Dianne will also be remembered by her best friend Laurenza Pfahler and many additional friends and family. Dianne was a teacher in special education within the city of Windsor. Her love of teaching continued as she became involved in the children's program at the Maidstone Bicentennial Museum and volunteering with the 4H Club for over 30 years. She was inducted into the Essex County Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2016. Heartfelt thank you to Sharron Colantonio for all of her love and support. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Stephen Rukavina and all the nurses at Malden Park 3rd floor South B who provided wonderful care. In following Dianne's wishes, cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received for memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and Wednesday, November 23, 2016 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Dianne's life at 11 am. Major Donna Barthau officiating. If desired memorial donations may be made to Transition to Betterness. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca