SHIRLEY — Diane B. Beskalo, 63, died in Nashoba Valley Medical Center on June 18, 2008. Born in Concord, on March 24, 1945, she attended school locally and graduated from the Bromfield High School in Harvard. She moved to California and studied education in college. When she moved back to Massachusetts, she settled here to raise her family.
Diane went to work for Digital Equipment Corporation as an electronics technician who worked with circuit boards. She lived in the Ayer area for over 30 years. She loved her children, her church and enjoyed knitting.
She is survived by her children: William F. Beskalo, of Shirley, Peter Baldridge, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Vicki Fankhauser, of Chippewa Falls, Wis.; three grandchildren; two sisters, Suzanne Peoples, of Holderness, N.H., and Cindy Waite, of Littleton, Mass.; and a brother, Jack Belmont, of Arizona.
Visiting hours were held on Wednesday, June 25 at Hamilton-McGaffigan Funeral Home, Pepperell, followed by a funeral service. For more information visit www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com.