Diane M. Gallup, 61, passed away peacefully with loving family at her side on December 30, 2017 at the Respite House in Colchester.
She was born in St. Albans, VT on November 9, 1956 to the late Ross & Martha (Campeau) Gallup. She graduated from Burlington High School and lived for many years in Winooski, VT.
Diane loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren. Some of her many hobbies include crocheting, playing cards and spending endless hours on jigsaw puzzles. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her cat, Chill, who was at her side to the end.
She is survived by her daughter, Melissa and her children, and her son, Ricky and his children. Along with her stepmom, Janet Gallup, she is also survived by her siblings, Ann (Bob) Thomas, Nancy Gallup, Lisa (Steve) Peck, Mary (Al) Krebser, Susan (John) Mailhotte, Linda Baillargeon, Michael Milo and Laurie (Bob) L’Ecuyer. She leaves behind several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, all of whom will miss her smile, especially her cousin, Linda DelPrete and her special friend, Richard.
Aside from her parents, she was predeceased by her longtime partner, Rick Shuler. Her heart was broken when her son, Shane Shuler, predeceased her in May, 2007.
A Celebration of Diane’s life will be held on Saturday, January 27th from 11 – 2 at the VFW, 6 Maple Street, Winooski, VT, where all are welcome to share memories of Diane. A private burial will be held later in the spring.