LEWISTON — Hey Sweetheart, I am going to miss you, so much. We spent a lot of good, crazy years together. I get it; you were tired of being in pain. It is OK, you lay still now, and I will live up to your expectations and raise our children to be the best I can get them to be. I will do this clean and sober; don’t worry, Diane, I’ll show them all. Our children are heartbroken, all four of them. You will never be forgotten. I love you so much, Diane. This year was our 10-year wedding anniversary. You had this clean and sober. I am so proud of you; a moment of silence for you. It’s Staind, baby, “It’s Been Awhile.” I will love you forever.

Love always, Shawn

P.S. They gave me your heart. I told you I’d have it, baby.

Diane Marie (Bouchard) Russell, 37, of Mexico, Maine passed away on Monday, June 5, at CMMC from sepsis, after a sudden brief illness.

She was born Nov. 30, 1979, to Arthur (Buddy) Bouchard, Jr. and Sandra (Sinclair) Sherrick.

Diane married Shawn M. Russell on Nov. 10, 2007, and together they have four children.


Diane loved being with her children and family. She was a very independent, strong, loving woman who was loved by so many. She was the friend you wanted to have. She was a very beautiful soul.

She is survived by her husband, Shawn Sr. of Mexico; her children, daughter Kyleigh of Rumford and sons Zachary, Shawn Jr. (SJ) and Ian, all of Mexico; her parents, Sandra Sherrick and husband, Ralph, of Mexico and Buddy Bouchard and wife, Bonnie, of Mexico; maternal grandmother Louise Sinclair of Mexico; brother Paul Bouchard and his wife, Amanda, of Livermore; stepbrothers, Ryan and Kyle Sherrick of Boxford, Mass.; her “Second Mother” Jackie Sinclair of Mexico; her best friend from childhood, Jen Blodgett of Rumford; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her maternal grandfather, Kenneth M. Sinclair, and paternal grandparents, Arthur and Barbara Bouchard.

You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Russell family by visiting their guest book at www.sgthibaultfuneralhome.com.

In the words of Diane: “Live for today, because tomorrow may never come.”

Diane M. (Bouchard) Russell

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