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Baughman, Diane (Robinson)
Of Westwood, MA formerly of Osterville and Needham passed away on August 17, 2013 just one week shy of her 92nd birthday. Diane's husband, Harry, passed away in 2002. They leave behind their three daughters, Laura Dell of Yarmouth Port, Melissa Baughman and partner Diane Leclair of Framingham, and Nancy DiRomualdo and husband, Tony, of Carlisle; nephew, Greg Depp and his wife, Maureen, of Hingham; 5 grandchildren - Kristin Knopf and husband, Brian; Matthew Dell and wife, Nora; and Christian, Adrian and Arianna DiRomualdo; 3 great-grandchildren - Cody, Madison and Hunter; and Diane's brother, A.C. Robinson of South Carolina. Both Diane and Harry were born and raised in Punxsutawney, PA where they became high school sweethearts and later married in 1943. Following high school, Diane graduated from Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School. Diane and Harry traveled the country while he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. They settled in Boston where Diane worked at the Harvard University Press while Harry attended Harvard Law School. They went on to make Massachusetts their permanent home, residing in Needham, Osterville and finally Fox Hill Village, Westwood. Diane was an avid Bridge player and enjoyed many years as a member of the Osterville Garden Club where she eventually became an honorary member. She and Harry were also avid golfers especially at the Wianno Club. A celebration of Diane's life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 23 at First Congregational Church in Norwood, 100 Winter Street. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church. For directions, or to share a memory of Diane please visit
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Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 20, 2013
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