Diane Cheryl Pomper
1947 - 2018
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Diane Martin Pomper

February 26, 1947 - August 15, 2018

Raleigh

Diane Cheryl Martin Pomper, the adored wife of Sander and loving mother of Isaac and Judith Pomper, passed away on August 15th, 2018. She was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to her proud parents, Charles M. Martin and Florence Patricia Peck Martin. As a young child she traveled the country with her parents. At age 11, her family settled in Arvada, Colorado. Diane attended school in Arvada and Evergreen, Colorado, and won a scholarship to the University of Denver. Diane went on to graduate from the University of Denver, College of Law. While at the University, Diane met her husband, Sander Pomper, and they were married in 1970. In 1978, Diane & Sander moved to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands where both of their wonderful children were born. While living in St. Thomas, Diane was an associate in a couple of law firms, worked for the Virgin Islands Attorney General's office and was a partner in her own firm. Diane and her family moved to Raleigh in 1988, and after passing the Bar, she went to work for the North Carolina Department of Justice. During her years in Raleigh, Diane taught in the religious school at Temple Beth Or, was an active volunteer with Meals on Wheels, and with Girl Scouts, as a leader, co-leader and teacher. In addition to her husband and children, Diane is survived by her mother, Florence Peck Martin Felsenburg of Raleigh, half-sisters Gay Thompson and husband Lee of Austin, TX, Ivy Kilgannon and husband Jon of Norristown, PA, stepsister Miriam "Miki" Felsenburg of Denver, CO (formerly of Winston-Salem, NC) and brother-In-law Michael Pomper and his wife Lou (deceased) of Henderson, NV, and numerous nieces and nephews. We would like to thank the staff of Magnolia Glen, Interim Health Care and Duke Hospice for their support and help over the last years. Funeral service will be held Sunday, August 19th at 2:00 PM at Temple Beth Or, 5315 Creedmoor Rd. Interment will follow at the Raleigh Hebrew Cemetery approximately 3:30PM. There will be Shiva services on Sunday, August 19th, at 7PM at Magnolia Glen, 5301 Creedmoor Rd. and Monday, August 20th, at 7PM at the Meadow Wood Park Clubhouse, 2800 Stone Rock Dr. Please send condolences c/o Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to: Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines, Inc., 6901 Pinecrest Road, Raleigh, NC 27613, or Kramer Family Endowment, C/O Temple Beth Or, 5315 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh, NC 27604. Online condolences may be made at www.Brownwynneeastmillbrook.com


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Published in The News and Observer on Aug. 18, 2018.
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