Diane Shepherd Fagan, 87, of Acworth, NH, died peacefully at home on June 25th, 2020, with husband of 62 years, Donald L. Fagan, and family by her side.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and is survived by her husband Don, sister Patricia Danford, brother Peter Shepherd, son Brant and his wife Heidi, her daughter Karen and son Shane, grandchildren David, Joshua and Jacob Cormier and Zachary and Camden Fagan, and numerous nieces, nephews and godchildren. She was an avid gardener, birdwatcher and arts enthusiast. A professional ballet dancer in her youth, she toured with the June Taylor Dancers and owned her own studio, A Dancer’s Place in Ridgefield, CT, where she taught ballet, jazz, tap and more. Diane enjoyed many decades of summers with her family on Great Island, Lake Sunapee. She was an active and devoted parishioner of two parishes in Connecticut, and more recently All Saints Parish in Charlestown, NH. She always enjoyed a good meal and conversation, no matter the location, subject or crowd. She also loved traveling and learning about the world and visited numerous countries around the globe.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 PM on Wed. July 1, 2020 at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Charlestown, NH. Burial and a reception will follow.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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