Pleasant Point - Diane Patricia Clement, 73, passed away peacefully at her home on May 9, the same day as her 56th wedding anniversary. Diane was born on September 4, 1946 in Eastport, Maine.
Diane grew up in Pleasant Point (Sipayik) until moving to Hartford, Connecticut. During her years there, she met and married Peter Clement and had four children in Hartford before moving to her husband’s home in Canada. They went on to have three more children before settling back in Maine in the late 70s. She was very proud to be Passamaquoddy and spoke her language fluently. Diane always enjoyed welcoming company to her home on Pleasant Point, where she treated everyone like family. Nothing gave Diane more happiness than family gatherings. She treasured and loved being surrounded by her children, grandchildren, brother, and friends. She loved playing cards, having many laughs, and creating happy memories with her family and friends. Diane always stated how happy she was to have a large family.
She is predeceased by her parents former Chief Joseph H. Nicholas and wife Eileen, beloved daughter Patricia Neptune, her sisters Norma, Theresa, Catherine, and Anne, niece Karen Newell, nephew Kenny Newell. Surviving is her loving husband of 56 years, Peter Clement, Sr., her brother Anthony (Tony) Nicholas and her children Margaret (Peggy) Clement, Peter Clement Jr., Anthony (Tony) Clement, Darin Clement, Nancy Southern and husband Jon, and Nina Clement and partner John Feeney, Diane Libby (Clement) and husband Tom, Jonathan Clement, Lance Clement, Theresa Clement, and a very special friend of the family, John Paul, who she highly regarded as one of her own sons, and many precious grandchildren and great grandchildren that she adored.
Mom, until we meet again, you will always be treasured, loved and live forever in our hearts. We know you are reunited with all your beloved family members that you have deeply missed and will be watching over all of us. May you rest in peace as our precious memories live on.
In accordance with her wishes, there will be no viewing and a ceremony celebrating the life of Diane will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.