DIANE M. (DiSCIULLO) MORRISON – in Woburn, passed away at home, Thursday, December 11th. Loving mother of Darlene Morrison of Reading and Scott Morrison and his wife Kelly of NH. Dear sister of Claire Buckler. Devoted grandmother of Sarah and Daniel Morrison. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street,Woburn on Monday, December 15th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Barbara’s Church, Cambridge Rd. Woburn at 10. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 3to7 p.m.
Diane M. (DiSciullo) Morrison of Woburn, passed away peacefully at home, Thursday morning, December 11th, with her children by her side. Succumbing to cancer at the age of sixty-one, she possessed great strength and courage throughout her illness. Born in Roxbury, Diane was the daughter of the late Albert and Clara DiSciullo. She was a graduate of Woburn High School and went on to attend a secretarial school in Boston. Diane began her career at Sullivan and Gogliano in Waltham where she remained for a number of years before joining the staff at Waltham Chemical. For the past ten years she had been employed as an executive assistant at Radiation Monitoring Devices in Watertown.
In addition to her fulltime position, Diane, along with a few friends, organized New England New Vistas, an organization that assisted people living with disabilities. Over a ten year period, they coordinated trips to destinations such as Disney World and New Hampshire’s ski resorts. Diane was also assisted by her son and daughter in this endeavor.
Diane was a vibrant, caring woman with a heart of gold. Aside from her charitable works, she loved spending time with her family, especially during the holidays and for their birthdays celebrations. In later years, Nini, as she was affectionately known, was blessed with two grandchildren, whom she adored.
Diane was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Clara (DiNozzi) DiSciullo.
She is lovingly survived by her children, Darlene Morrison of Reading and Scott Morrison and his wife Kelly of NH, her sister of Claire Buckler of NH and her grandchildren, Sarah and Daniel Morrison. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Monday, December 15th at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Rd. Woburn at 10. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.