Diana Louise leaped into life on February 29th 1960 at the Fernie Hospital. She spent her childhood and adolescent years growing up in Fernie. In 1978, she graduated from Fernie Secondary School and continued her education in the nursing program at Calgary AB. In time, she went back to school to pursue a career in accounting.
Diana married her high school sweetheart and best friend, Roy Vicic in 1980. Diana could not wait to be a mother and had her first child, Dustine Rose in April 1981 followed by her son, Adam Roy in March 1985. She was an inspirational mother and wife, who always put other’s needs before her own. Diana continued to light up every room with her vibrant smile and her cheerful laugh. She touched many hearts and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Diana is survived by her loving mother Grace Cole, and two caring sisters Theresa Cole-Smith (Wayne) and Rose Mary Stratton (Rick). She is also survived by her remarkable husband Roy Vicic, her two irreplaceable children Dustine and Adam Vicic, her son-in-law Jason Stewart, daughter-in-law Alicia Vicic, and her two precious granddaughters Sophia Grace and Bella Diana. She was also surrounded by a large number of loving and caring aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews as well as an extended family of in-laws. Diana was predeceased by two courageous men, her father William Cole and her brother Bill Cole.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Cranbrook cancer unit and the Fernie homecare nursing group. Diana’s family extends sincere gratitude to those who have supported them during this difficult time. Donations can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Canada Society.
Messages of condolence may be made at www.cherishedmemoriesfs.com Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.