ASHLAND – Diane M. Morse, 79, of Ashland passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Born in Yonkers, NY to Edward and Amelia (Young) Wilkinson, Diane attended Ashland High School and was a graduate of Framingham Union School of Nursing in 1960.
She enjoyed a career as a Registered Nurse locally for more than 50 years, remaining close to several of her classmates throughout her life.
Diane coached Little League Softball for her two daughters, Kelly (Morse) Roux of Ashland and Karen (Morse) Kelleher of Warren. She also helped to raise her two granddaughters, Kerri and Samantha. Sadly, Diane also leaves behind three sisters, Rosemary Cataloni of Cape Cod, Karen McLeod of FL, and Stacey Stephenson of NY. Diane was predeceased by her brother, Glenn Wilkinson of FL and Cynthia Wilkinson of MA. Besides her many longtime friends and family, Diane will be remembered in the community she worked in and loved.
A Celebration of Diane’s life will be held on Saturday, June 29 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main Street in Ashland.
Calling hours will be held from 2-4 PM prior to the service.