Diane R. (Shaffer) Casavant, 68, of Milton Avenue, North Smithfield, died on Sunday, August 26th in Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late William and Vivian (Bibeault) Shaffer. She was the wife of the late Joseph R. Casavant.
Diane worked until her retirement at MWV, formerly Polytop in Slatersville. She was a member of the Ladies Guild of St. John the Evangelist Church and had been an active volunteer at the Holy Family Church Bazaar for many years.
She is survived by her only daughter, Michelle Casavant of Cranston, her aunt Marie Jeanne Martin and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 31 at 11:00AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, Church Street, Slatersville. Burial will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Wrentham Road, Bellingham. Calling hours will be held in the Fournier and Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main Street, Woonsocket, on Thursday from 5-7PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Diane’s memory to the general fund of St. John’s Church, PO Box 266, Slatersville, RI 02876.
St. John the Evangelist Church
PO Box 266, Slatersville RI 02876