Diane L. Forsythe of Burlington, formerly of Newton and Waltham, passed away suddenly at Winchester Hospital on March 6th after a brief illness while surrounded by her loving family. She was 74 years old.
Diane was extremely family oriented, who was known for her quick wit, story telling and passion for music; always making sure that her nieces and nephews were just as familiar with the music as she was. She took great joy in hosting, cooking, and decorating for all the holidays. Traveling was a passion for Diane, and she enjoyed arraigning her "girls" weekends and other trips with her large group of friends. Diane loved all of her jobs throughout her career, but found great pleasure in working at the Winchester Hospital gift shop, where she worked up until her passing. She left a lasting impact with everyone she crossed paths with.
Diane was the beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Genevieve Forsythe. Loving sister of Mary of Burlington, Thomas & his wife Carla of Tewksbury, Sandra Sparrow & her husband Wayne of Lexington, Donna of Billerica, James & his wife Moffarah of Providence, RI and the late Jean. Diane is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews & 9 great nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home located at 43 Winn St., Burlington (Exit 34 off Rt. 128/95 Woburn side) on Tuesday, March 10 from 4-8 p.m.
Funeral services will begin on Wednesday, March 11 at 9:00 a.m. at the Sullivan Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret’s Church located at 111 Winn St., Burlington. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. The burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Diane’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org.