Waitson- Diane Pearl of Caressant Care Bonnie Place, St. Thomas passed away peacefully at her late residence on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016, in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Waitson (1986) and dearly loved mother of David (Ellen) of Barrie, Daniel (Deb), Michael (Candi), Sherry (Jeff) and mark (Laurie) all of St. Thomas. Cherished grandmother to 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was the last of her family, predeceased by all her siblings. Diane was born in London on October 2nd, 1939, daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret Rooke. She was a retired PSW. In keeping with Diane’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held with interment of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation . Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas entrusted with arrangements.