Diane M. (Tocchio) Potter, age 76, of Braintree, formerly of Weymouth and Quincy, died peacefully, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at the South Shore Hospital, in the comfort of her loving family.
Diane was born in Quincy to the late Guerino J. and Catherine E. (Scolaro) Tocchio. She was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1960. She had lived in Braintree for thirty-three years and previously in Weymouth and Quincy.
She had been employed as an executive assistant in financial services for many years. She retired in 2008 from Fidelity Investments after five years of service and had also worked for State Street Bank for seven years. Diane began her career working with Nestle Brands.
Diane loved traveling and shopping. She also enjoyed walking, reading and senior group day trips. Spending time with family and friends was important to her but her greatest passion was her family, to which she was dedicated and especially to her cherished grandson, Ryan.
Devoted mother and best friend of Sherri P. Hamm and her husband Jonathan of Braintree. Loving Nonnie of Ryan. Dear sister of Theresa Cunningham and her late husband Martin of Whitman, Catherine E. “Betty” Beniers and her husband Robert of Quincy, Judith C. Brown and her husband Donald of Braintree, the late John R. “Jack” Tocchio and his wife Christy of Norwell. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Monday, June 25th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington Street, Braintree at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.
For those who wish, donations in Diane’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Road, Suite 301, Framingham, MA 01701.
You are invited to visit thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.