Diana E. Lannon, 94, of Mashpee died at her home on February 23.

She was born Ethel B. Kearney, the daughter of Michael and Mildred Kearney, and was raised in West Roxbury.

Ms. Lannon lived in Brookline for many years, where she found success as an interior decorator. Upon retirement, she moved to Stratford Ponds to be near family and friends.

Here, Ms. Lannon became an active member of Mashpee Women’s Club, including serving on the house tour committee and as a model for fashion show fundraisers. She was a presenter for the Sandwich Newcomers group, to which she spoke from her experience as a residential design consultant about blending two homes, “Working the Old with the New.” When residents and town leaders decided Mashpee Public Library had outgrown its former space and had visions of an expanded library, she joined the Library Expansion Committee in 2003 to help with that effort.

She remained social and active until the end of her life.

She leaves two daughters, Linda Lannon and her husband, Michael Terry, of Corral de Tierra, California, and Judy Lannon and her husband, Ron Kusins, of Orleans; a son, Michael Lannon and his wife, Mary Obana, also of Orleans; a sister, Claire Twitchell, of Cotuit; four grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; a great-great-granddaughter; and extended family.

A private graveside service at the Kearney plot in Harwichport was planned.

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