Diane E. Foster

March 2, 1954July 29, 2013

Diane Elizabeth (Tilden) Foster of East Sandwich, died on July 29, 2013 at the age of 59. She was the daughter of the late Donald and Dorothy (Goodwin) Tilden; and the mother of Melissa Golden and her husband Justin of Sagamore Beach, and Sarah Foster of Weymouth.

The manager of the Salon George in East Sandwich for many years, she enjoyed movies, gardening, sitting by the canal, and playing with her granddaughter.

Besides her children, she leaves her brothers: Dennis Tilden and his wife Roxanne of Florida, Paul Tilden and his wife Melanie, and Daniel Tilden and his wife Kathy, all of Weymouth, and Douglas Tilden of California; her granddaughter, Catie Golden, and her step-mother Joan Tilden of Weymouth. She was also the sister of the late Donna Tilden Rampino.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, August 5, 2013 from 3 pm until the time of the funeral service at 6:30 pm in the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd. in Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen Street, 2nd floor, Framingham, MA 01701.


  • Visiting Hours Monday, August 5, 2013
  • Funeral Monday, August 5, 2013

Diane E. Foster

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Hope Hartley Chase

August 28, 2013

I was so sad to hear of Diane's passing. I enjoyed talking with her at George's - she was interesting, had a sense of humor, and was so warm. I will miss her.

Penny Bache

August 20, 2013

I just heard of the loss of Diane,I only met her a few times at the hairdresser but she was such a sweet person,I am certain she will be missed by all who knew her Rest In Peace Diane


August 5, 2013

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Jennifer Mackesy

August 5, 2013

My sincerest condolences to all of Diane's family.

Brenda Kobylis

August 5, 2013

Our sincere sympathy to Melissa and your family during this very difficult time. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brenda Kobylis & Family

August 3, 2013

Our sympathies go out to Melissa and Sarah and the rest of the family at this sad time. Although we cannot be with you at this time, please know that we are with you in spirit.
Toby and Maureen Baird, Lakeville, MA

Phil Tilden

August 2, 2013

My deepest sympathy to my Tilden cousins in Massachusetts on the sudden loss of Diane. Also my sincerest condolences to her children. Much too soon for this to happen.

The Staff of Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home

July 30, 2013

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.