Dianne A. Evans, 62, of Port Charlotte, Fla., a follower of Jesus Christ, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014.
No matter how she felt, Dianne’s smile always overflowed with the joy of the Lord that infected whomever she was around. Dianne was a graduate of Bryant College in Rhode Island, an ordained minister, a healing evangelist, an author, a preacher, a mother and stepmother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Richard; mother, Jeannette Azzolina; brothers, Nick Azzolina and Michael Azzolina; sisters, Joanne Maslen and Janet Dalton; during their marriage they raised three children, her two sons, Tim Chmura and Todd Chmura and Dick’s daughter, Lori Forget; she was also step-mother to David Evans and Rick Evans; together they had 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A celebration service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Faithlife Church, 21090 Iliade Ave., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. There will also be celebration services held in Monticello, Ky., and in Rhode Island. Burial will be private at Newton Cemetery in Newton, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in her memorial to either TideWell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, http://tdwell.org/hospice/donors/ or the Florida Cancer Specialist Foundation https://foundation.flcancer.com/donate/
Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte.