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Diana (Jones) WASSON
August 27, 2021


Diana Wasson (Jones), of Winthrop passed away unexpectedly on August 27, 2021. She was 79 years old. Diana will be sadly missed by her husband of 55 years Byron R. Wasson Jr. She is the beloved mother of Scot Wasson and his wife Melissa, Julie Wasson, and Debra Wasson, all of Winthrop. Diana is the cherished daughter of the late Alton D. and Barbara (Sawyer) Jones of Wakefield, sister to Charles Jones, wife Diane and niece Amy Beth also of Wakefield and grandmother to Cody and Derek Wasson, Zachary and Zoey Bogusz, and Sara DeGennaro, all of Winthrop.

Diana was a graduate of the Wakefield High School, Class of 1959. She was employed by Federal Express for 15 years after many years as a receptionist at Peterson Ford in Lynn, MA. She enjoyed golfing at the Winthrop Golf Club, bowling at the CPYC with the ladies league and of course her lifelong friends, the “Klub” girls. More recently, her contagious laugh could be heard in Naples, FL while rooting “her” Tom Brady to victory.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. Winthrop on Wednesday, September 1, at 10AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4-8PM.

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Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home
210 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152