Obituary: R. Dianne Engelstad

R. Dianne Engelstad

R. Dianne Engelstad

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. R. Dianne Engelstad, 77, of Naugatuck, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at her home.

Dianne was born in Chicago, Ill., June 1, 1938, a daughter of the late Melvin and Ruah (Post) Engelstad and move to Naugatuck from Illinois in her youth. She was educated in the Naugatuck school system and was a graduate of Naugatuck High School. She retired from Bank Boston in 2000 and later returned to work for TD Bank until her retirement. She was a member of Hillside Covenant Church and enjoyed trips to the casinos.

She is survived by one daughter, Pamela J. Myers and her husband Scott of Naugatuck; five grandchildren, Karen Weid, Charles Harris, Jennifer Hulitt, Matthew Meyers, and Kristen Meyers; four great-grandchildren, Eric Weid, Robert Weid, Corey Weid and Nathaniel Harris. She was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Diane Johnson in 2010.

Private funeral services with burial in Grove Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St., is assisting the family with all arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation, P.O. Box 871847, Kansas City, MO 64187-1847 www.pdkcure.org.

For further information or to send an online condolence, visit www.fordfh.com.