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Diane C. Alderson Shaw


Diane C. Alderson Shaw

Diane C. Alderson Shaw, 70, of Amherst, passed away at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Friday, January 17, 2020. 

Born in Springhill, NS, she was a daughter of the late Harry & Beryl (Austin) Alderson.

Diane taught in Moncton, NB, before returning to Amherst, NS, where she worked at Teltech in Amherst as well as the Cumberland County Museum, which went well with her interest in genealogy.

Diane is sadly missed by her brother, John (Valarie) Alderson, Springhill, NS, sister, Nancy (Michael) Wilson, Dartmouth, NS; son Matthew, Moncton.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where cremation has taken place.  Visitation will take place on Saturday, January 25, 2019, from the Jones Family Funeral Centre from 1 until 2 pm, followed immediately at 2 pm by her funeral service, Pastor Jim Curtis officiating.  Her ashes will be buried in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, with her parents, in the spring.

Donations in memory of Diane may be made to the charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Diane's online memorial at or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS

Visitation Time
1 pm until 2 pm
Visitation Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS

Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Charity of your choice