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AGE: 97 • Eatontown
Meyer Diamond, 97, of Eatontown, passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Brandywine Senior Care in Shrewsbury. He was born in Perth Amboy on May 24, 1917. Meyer has resided in Eatontown, Newark, and Jackson. He owned and operated Meyer's Market in Newark for many years. He graduated from Perth Amboy High School, Class of 1934. He then attended Boston College for a year before being drafted into the U.S. Army. Meyer fought in the Battle of the Bulge in Baston, France. He later met his future wife, Gloria, in Paris. He was a member of the Jewish War Veterans, and member of Congregation Torat El in Oakhurst. He loved driving his car and spending time with his friends.
Meyer was predeceased by his wife, Gloria A. Diamond, in 1992; his son, Lester Diamond in 1995, and his sister, Tillie Cheuse. He is survived by his son, Jack Diamond of Islip, NY; two daughters, Sandra Lief of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Isadora Diamond of Boise, ID; three grandchildren, Robert, Wyatt, and Sarah; three great-grandchildren, Kerry, Kenneth, and Wesley; two nephews, Sheldon and Allen Cheuse; and companion, Mildred Frangella of Eatontown.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 in Beth Mordecai Cemetery, Perth Amboy. Shiva will be observed Wednesday and Thursday evening at Congregation Torat, 301 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ 07755. Arrangements are under the supervision of the Flynn and Son Funeral Home, 23 Ford Ave., Fords. To send a message of condolence, please visit our website at www.flynnfuneral.com.
Flynn and Son Funeral Home
23 Ford Ave Fords, NJ 08863
Published in Home News Tribune & Asbury Park Press on Aug. 13, 2014