Judith Diamond

Obituary of Judith Diamond

Diamond, Judith B. SCHENECTADY Judith B Diamond, 89, of Lakewood Avenue, passed away peacefully at Ellis Hospital on Sunday, February 9, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Judith was born on October 13 1930 in North Adams, MA. She was the daughter of the late Nathan and Elizabeth (Myerson) Carr. Judith was a graduate of Drury High School and was a recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Award. Judith attended college at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Norman Diamond, who she married on July 29, 1962. She will be remembered for her lively spirit, kindness and keen wit. Judith enjoyed many activities including playing bridge and mah jong, watching movies, reading , crossword puzzles and dining out with friends. Judith was a long-time member of the Temple Gates of Heaven, and enjoyed participating in Temple activities and programs. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Judith is survived by four children, Deborah Brooks (Don Feldman), Michael Towler (Jennifer), Allyson Grayman (Stephen), David Towler, and daughter-in law Nancy Towler,. eight grandchildren, Grace and Charlotte Towler, Jesse (Dezant), Ethan, Samuel and Jacob Grayman, Nathan Towler(Andrea) and Mae Star Salinsky (Matthew) and five great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind a large circle of dear friends. She was predeceased by her three siblings Susan (Harold) Taskin, Temmie (Ralph) Ilgovsky and Bud (Paula) Carr, and two granddaughters Katie Rose Towler and Elisabeth Rose Grayman. Relatives and friends are invited to attend services at Congregation Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12309 on Tuesday, February 11th at 2 PM. The period of mourning will be observed at the Diamond residence at 827 Lakewood Avenue, Schenectady Tuesday evening commencing at 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Reyut c/o Congregation Gates of heaven, 852 Ashmore Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12309
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Interment will be in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery on Watt Street in Schenectady


Rabbi Matt Cutler from Congregation Gates of Heaven will be officiating


Will be held at the Diamond residence at 827 Lakewood Avenue in Schenectady on Tuesday evening commencing at 7pm


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Reyut co Congregation Gates of Heaven 852 Ashmore Avenue Schenectady, NY 12309
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