Dianne M. Calvani
Dianne M. Calvani, 56, Gouverneur, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017, at Riverledge Healthcare in Ogdensburg, surrounded by the love of her husband, daughter, family, and friends.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, March 3 at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Gouverneur with Fr. Shane Lynch officiating. Calling hours were on Thursdayat the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Dianne was born on December 22, 1960 in Gouverneur, the daughter of Magno and Gilda Pistolesi Calvani.
She attended St. James School and graduated from Gouverneur High School. Dianne did her undergraduate work at SUNY Potsdam and while in Dallas, she attained her master's degree in sociology.
Dianne was employed by the Salvation Army and at Social Services in Dallas, TX before she returned to the north country and worked at St. Lawrence County Dept. of Social Services.
On February 17, 1987, in Dallas, Dianne married the love of her life, Chester Ford.
Dianne loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed the craft girls group and was a communicant of St. James Church. Dianne devoted many years of work to assisting children and families who were in need. Dianne always considered her most important roles in life being a loving Mom and wife.
Dianne is survived by her husband, Chester, her daughter Shacoria “Cori” Jackson, her many cousins, aunts, and uncles. She is predeceased by her parents and two daughters- Marisa Ford and Logan Ford.
Memorial donations in Dianne’s memory may be made to St. James Catholic School, 164 East Main Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642.