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PRENTICE, Diane (Johnston)
PRENTICE - Diane (nee Johnston)
Passed away peacefully on October 25, 2018. Following a long and courageous battle with lung cancer in Seven Springs, North Carolina. Diane known as Dede is the daughter of the late Courtney M. Johnston and Doris Haynes Johnston. She was a graduate of the Park School of Buffalo and attended Russell Sage College. She previously lived at Point Abino, Canada. Strong-willed, independent and a great business woman, she was always ready for a challenge. She and her husband, Bill Prentice, owned businesses in Maui and Pink Hill, North Carolina, before retiring in Seven Springs, North Carolina. She was well known for her cooking, gardening, and a lover of animals. She and her husband enjoyed traveling around the country in their RV, making friends everywhere she went. Dede is survived by her husband, William Prentice; her daughter, Lola Lynn Barclay; her three grandchildren, Jack and Madyson Barclay, Trevor Maguire; and her brother, Courtney Johnston, Jr. She was predeceased by her son, Chauncey H. Maguire. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11 AM. Please meet at the main office at the Donavan and Delaware entrance.