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“I´m just finding this out today. I´m so sorry Jim and family. I´m devastated. Peace and Love Jim. She was a wonderful person. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Doe - Friend

“I am shocked and saddened to hear of Diane's passing. We had a lot of interaction for work and soon became friends. Even though we never actually...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Kris Molle - Coworker

“Dear Friends and Family of Diane,Diane was a dear friend and confidant whom we shared many memories and life experience stories together over the...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Michelle Johnson - Seattle, WA

“Dear Family of Diane,Unbelievable to hear that Diane passed away. I had the pleasure to work with her a few years ago. She was always positive, very...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Katja Droog - Amsterdam

“Dear Jim and Sons, please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your beloved wife and mother, Diane. She was so brave and courageous for such a...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Sharon Gedacht Minkovitz

“I am so very sorry to hear about Diane. She was always a pleasure to work with at Philips. She had such a beautiful smile and kind way about her. ...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Lynn Gentle-Barry - Pelham, NH

“Dear Jim,So sorry to hear about Diane. My condolences to and your family. Sincerely,Phil Dineen ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Phil Dineen - Islip, NY

“My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time . She will be remembered as a wonderful woman with the best smile. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Powers

“I was sorry to hear of Diane's passing. I loved working with her at Sun. She was always helpful and kind. We had many breakfasts and lunches...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Sarah Bazydola - Belmont, MA

“I am deeply sorry for the loss of Diane. She was a coworker at Philips and was always gracious, happy and helpful. You will be missed Diane. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Sandi Holmes - Methuen, MA

“I'm sorry to hear of Diane's passing. Diane was my administrator at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. I'll always remember her smile and good nature. She...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Elsmore - MA - Coworker

“No words could ease what you and your family truly feel and going through. May the memories held deep inside your hearts and help to comfort you. I...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Saskia Mink - Friend

“Dear family of Diane,We are in shock to read that Diane passed away and would like to share that she was a great colleague for us to work with....Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Belinda Dietvorst - Eindoven

“Dear Jimmy, I will treasure all the wonderful family times spent at your home with Diane always making every occasion so very special .She was a...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Beverly Guilford-Salvato

“My condolences to the Salvato Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow Sincerely,Gerardo Guadiana ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Gerardo Guadiana - Salem, NH

“Jim we are so sad to hear about Diane. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Dolores Leblanc - Nashua, NH

“Jim we are so sad to hear about Diane. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Dolores Leblanc - Nashua, NH


Diane Salvato, 59 of Wakefield passed away on Wednesday September 21, at the Brigham & Women's Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer and was surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Rosalie (Amico) Wiswall.

Diane was a graduate of Peabody High School class of 1981. She was a Wakefield resident for many years. She worked as an Executive Assistant for Philips Health Care of Andover. Diane loved her home, interior decorating, and loved working in her garden. She was an outgoing, loving person who had a very positive attitude about life.

Diane was the beloved wife of Jim Salvato. She was the loving mother of Frank Salvato and his wife Jaclyn of Beverly and Michael Salvato of Berkley, CA. She was the sister of Kathy Shea of Hawaii and the late Laureen Sweeney. She was the sister-in-law of Sherri and Michael Wilson of Wakefield and Gina and Richard Salvato of Freehold, NJ. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday September 28th from 4-7 p.m. Her funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11a.m. Interment to follow at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sarcoma Foundation of America, PO Box 98160, Washington, DC 20090.