Pahl, Diana J. GUILDERLAND Diana J. Renus Pahl, after battling a long illness, has ended her courageous battle on Sunday, April 14, 2013, and her new journey has begun with angels wings. Diana was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Renus, formerly of Amsterdam. Diana was a past member of the Fort Hunter Volunteer Fire Company where she served as a firefighter and fire police. She had many creative artistic abilities. She enjoyed ceramics, bowling and fishing. Diana was infamous for jokes and laughter and she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Diana is the loving wife of Emil W. Pahl Jr. She is the devoted mother of Gerald (Patrice) Pahl, Robert (Barbara) Pahl and Mary Elizabeth (Gary) Miller. Diana is the beloved sister of Charles (Eleanor) Renus Jr., Richard (Vivian) Renus, Marion Olsen and the late Robert (Jean) Renus. She is the cherished grandmother of Kurt (Rebecca) Pahl, Katherine (Daniel) Silva, Michelle (Kyle Van Patten) Pahl, Nicholas Miller, Chandler Miller, Tristan Masters. She was predeceased by her guardian angel grandson, Carl Pahl. Also surviving are three great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many dear friends. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10 a.m. at New Comer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie (Route 155, south of Central Avenue). Calling hours will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memory Gardens, Colonie. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to Helderberg Reformed Church, Youth Fund, P.O. Box 196, Guilderland Center, NY 12085 in memory of Diana J. Pahl. To leave a special message online, visit NewcomerAlbany.com.
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Published in Albany Times Union from Apr. 16 to Apr. 17, 2013