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Diane M. (Bean) Sanford

November 18, 1952 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 68)


Diane M. (Bean) Sanford, 68, of Lynn, passed away on September 10, 2021 in Boston surrounded by her family . She was the wife of Theodore (Ted) Sanford, with whom she shared ten loving years of marriage.

Diane was born in Lynn to the late Daniel and Margaret (Moore) Bean. She graduated from Lynn Classical High School in 1970 and went on to work as an operator at the New England Telephone Company.

Diane was a free spirit, who enjoyed dancing, cooking, crossword puzzles, and geography games. She especially cherished the time she spent with her feline companion Kitty Kitty. Diane was rich in faith, living her life by example in sharing whatever she had with those less fortunate.

She is survived by her beloved daughter Shannon (Doherty) Baillie; her sisters Patti and husband Phil Quinn, Cindy and husband Tom Logan, Debbie Wright, Kelly and husband Brian Tetrault; brother Danny and his wife Deb Bean; her granddaughters Rachel and Rebecca Baillie; Aunt Dottie Moore; fourteen nieces and nephews; and extended family members and friends.

Relative and friends are invited to attend her funeral from the Nadworny Funeral Home 798 Western Ave., Lynn, Wednesday October 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 8 South Common St., Lynn, at 11:00 AM. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Visitation on Tuesday, October 12th, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Contributions in her memory can be made to Diane’s favorite charity, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate For guest book and directions visit www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com

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Memorial Visiting hours
October 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nadworny Funeral Home & Cremation
798 Western Ave.
Lynn, MA 01905

Memorial Funeral Mass
October 13, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
8 S Common St
Lynn, MA 01902

Interment following Memorial Mass
October 13, 2021

12:15 PM
Pine Grove Cemetery
Boston St.
Lynn, MA 01905


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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