Diane Marie (Jakobsohn) Light

August 15, 1955 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 66)


Diane Marie Light, 66, of Windham, CT passed away on September 27, 2021. She was born in Norwich, CT to the late Gerhard and Tiloa (Antoniotti) Jakobsohn. Diane worked at United Nuclear for about 16 years as a chemical engineer. She enjoyed birdwatching and camping with her husband. Diane is survived by her husband of 29 years, Mark A. Light, Sr.; stepson, Mark Light, Jr. and his wife Lisa; stepdaughter, Jennifer Light; five grandchildren, Zachary, Ashley, Kristopher, Kobie, and Karson; her sister; and her brother. Diane’s family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am at Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St. Willimantic.  A graveside service will be held at 10:30am at Windham Center Cemetery, Windham. To sign an online guestbook, please visit

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