LINNEUS – Diane R. Hoskins, 66, died Aug. 30,2014 in Houlton. She was born Jan. 27,1948, in Wilmington, Del., the daughter of Robert and Regina (Payton) Heller.
She is survived by two children, Joseph Jr. and Nicole of Linneus and Susan Ann and Chris of Houlton. Five grandchildren, Aaron and Chelsey Stewart, Jordan Toner, Taylor and Derick Hoskins. Five great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Gina and Mike Brown of Houlton and Marion and David Buono of Hanover,Pa.; a brother, Robert and Janice Heller of Winthrop; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Joseph Sr.; a son, Robert T. Hoskins.
A graveside funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Houlton, with Deacon Albert Burleigh officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Ste 300, Topsham, ME 04086. For an online guest book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com