Diane Boisvert (Frattallone), of New Port Richey Florida entered into eternal life peacefully at 73 after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by Lawrence Boisvert her devoted husband of 50 years. She was born in Schenectady, New York and was the daughter of the late Samuel and Anna Frattallone and sister of the late Dennis Frattallone. She was a long-time resident of Malta, New York and recently a resident of Florida.
Diane was a graduate of Saint Columba High School, and Mildred Elley school. She was employed by the NYS Department of Labor as an administrative assistant for several years in the 1970s.
She is survived by her husband Lawrence Boisvert, her daughter Marie Boisvert of Vancouver, Washington; sister Marian (Daniel) Kennedy of Colonie, New York, and her nieces and nephews; Jill, Kevin, Tara, Jenny, John, Bridget, Rene, and Fred.
Diane was a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed the company of her family and friends, enjoyed travel, boating, and playing the piano. Diane was a shining light who lit up any room she was in. She liked to laugh and had an incredible sense of humor. She had a special talent for language and was a published poet. She taught herself French and became a fluent speaker of the language. She also helped those in need, volunteering as a crisis and referral hot-line volunteer.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St, Michaels Church in Hudson on Tuesday 9/27 at 11:00 AM. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.
Please join us in remembering Diane by posting to her memorial website with your most cherished memories and photos.
Please do not send flowers. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Diane's memory may make a donation to -
Florida Cancer Specialist Foundation
5985 Silver Falls Run, Suite 210
Bradenton, FL 34211