Diane C. Saillant 66, of 100 Front St. passed away on April 5, 2021 at home. She was the wife of the late Richard V. “Red” Saillant. Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of Pauline (Brunelle) Lacasse Cotnoir of Lincoln and the late Edgar Lacasse. Diane was a machine operator and quality control supervisor for Tech Industries for ten years. She had also worked for the Woonsocket Head Start and Day Care Program for twelve years. Diane enjoyed scrap booking, going to the ocean and her cats. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her great grandchildren.
Diane is survived by her son Richard V. Saillant Jr. of Woonsocket, a sister Carol Garneau of Woonsocket, three brothers David Lacasse of Woonsocket, Wayne Lacasse of Cumberland, and Gary Lacasse of New York, two step-sisters Corlis Moniz of Mendon, and Celeste Benjamin of Milford, her grandson Nathan Saillant of Woonsocket, two great-granddaughters, Hailie-Marie and Felicity, and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her granddaughter Brittany Saillant.
Friends and family are invited to visiting hours on Thursday from 5-7 PM at the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St. Woonsocket. Funeral service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Heart Association, 1 State St. Suite 200, Providence, RI 02908-5005 in her memory would be appreciated.
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