Diane Marie Crudell, 51, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Dec. 28. Her passing came shortly after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
Diane was born Aug. 3, 1967 in Rockport to parents Esmond and Valerie Kaler. She grew up in Rockland and attended local schools.
Diane worked hard throughout her life, working as a hair dresser, a CNA, a roofer, et cetera. She continued her education in her later years, and graduated from college. When she was unable to enter the work field again, she focused her time on taking care of her dog Sophie and helping take care of her grandchildren.
Diane leaves behind many great memories that she shared with loved ones throughout the years. She was known for her sense of humor, ability to laugh and making others laugh. She is also known for her big heart and willingness to help others.
Diane was predeceased by her mother, Valerie; father Esmond; and husband, Cappy Crudell.
Diane leaves behind her significant other, Wyatt Tompkins; children, Aaron Wellman and fiancee Kristy Perkins, Lacey Beal, and Brittany Boynton and husband Gilbert; 11 grandchildren, Dylan, Gavin, Brianna, Aaliyah, Kiana, Kaleigh, Landen, Jayce, Gilbert Jr., Skylar and a baby boy due in April; sister, Marcia Joseph; two nieces; one nephew; and many other family and friends.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at 1 p.m., Sat., Jan. 12 at the First Baptist Church in Waldoboro.
Condolences may be shared with the family at hallfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral and Cremation Services, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.