Ithaca: Barbara Diemond, 63, of E. Falls St., Ithaca, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at the Hospicare Residence. She was born in Endicott, NY, daughter of the late William and Irma Bender Reilly. Barb is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kelly Diemond and Matt Hartl; her son, Tim Diemond; and grandchildren, Marisa Piedigrossi and Timmy and Reilly Diemond. She is also survived by her Floridian sisters, Maureen (Spike) Brewer, Patricia (Clay) Gendron; and brother, Daniel (Linda) Reilly; and several nieces, nephews and friends. In keeping with Barb's wishes, there will be no public funeral services. In lieu of flowers, donations in Barb's memory may be made to Hospicare, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850. Kelly and Tim would like to thank Hospicare for the care and kindness they extended to Barb during her illness. Bangs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Published in Ithaca Journal on Dec. 23, 2013