David J Diotte

Diotte, David J.


February 8, 1937 – February 25, 2014


The family of Dave Diotte is sad to announce his

sudden passing on February 25, 2014.

Dave was born in Montreal Que Feb 8, 1937 but spent most of his life in the BC Coast, working as a fisherman and logger. He retired from Ridley Terminal in Prince Rupert before he settled in Nanaimo in 2001 and made many friends with his favourite past-time, bowling, his true love.


Dave is survived by his partner and friend of 39 yr, Maureen Smith, his son Shane (Susan), his daughter Kelly Gorsek (Silvo), his step daughter Teri, and step sons, Darren (Debbie) and Cameron. He also leaves behind Grandchildren Caitlin, Brenna, Drake, Cher, Autumn, Cam Jr, Chantelle, Kayla, David, Stefan, and Katelyn.


A reception will be held March 9, 2014 at Brechin Bowling Lanes, Nanaimo at 3:30 pm. Bring your

favourite story about Dave.

In lieu of Flowers, please feel free to donate to Youth Bowling .


A celebration of life will be held in Prince Rupert, April 5, 2014 at Breakers Pub 2 – 5 p.m.