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Kenneth L. Diamond obituary

contributed by Tonya Frickey

Kenneth Diamond
February 8, 1997

Former dog warden Kenneth L. Diamond Sr., 67, of Schoharie Hill Road, died Saturday at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam.

Mr. Diamond was born in Schoharie and attended Schoharie schools. He was a lifelong area resident.

He was a laborer for many years with Union Local 157 in Schenectady and worked on various projects, including the Blenheim-Gilboa Project and Interstate 88. He retired in 1979.

Mr. Diamond also worked for the former Les Rickard Feed Mill and Centeaur Farms.

For many years, he was the dog warden for the towns of Schoharie and Middleburgh.

He married Doris Scott Diamond on Sept. 10, 1950.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Kenneth L. Diamond Jr. of Delanson and David M. Diamond of Esperance; five daughters, Kathy A. Slater of Carlisle, Joanne E. Wheelock of Peck's Lake, Melody L. Irving of Middleburgh, Cindy J. Genetti of Groton, Mass., and Sherri B. Kruger of Amsterdam; a brother, Lorenzo M. Diamond of Schoharie; 15 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Middleburgh Reformed Church, River Street, Middleburgh, followed by a fellowship gathering in the church hall.

Burial will be private at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Scho-Wright Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 325, Schoharie, or to the Schoharie Valley Animal Shelter, RD1, Box 4A, Howes Cave 12092.

Arrangements are by the Langan Funeral Home.


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