Douglas S. Diamond
Douglas Stathagi Diamond,, age 77 of Red Hook, New York died On October 12, 2016 at the Thompson House in Rhinebeck, New York. He was born on February 26, 1939 in Marlboro Ma. to Christos Ephstastathios Diamond and Olga Kote Diamond. He earned a B.A. from Suffolk University and M.A. from Bridgeport University. Doug served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Medic from 1964 to 1970. He married Jane Kurschner his wife of 51 years, who survives him, on August 8, 1965. Doug loved all sports. In High School he was a local celebrity for his skill at Pool and Billiards. He caddied at the Marlboro Country Club and began his lifelong love of golf. In addition to his wife, Doug is survived by his sisters Ethel Dunford and Mary Vas sel, his \ nephews George Vassel and Dennis Dunford, his cousins, Vasil Kote, Eriselda Bushi and Orest Kote. There will be no service at this time. A celebration of his life will be held in the spring. Donations in his memory may be made to the Thompson House where the staff took him to their hearts and made his passing as peaceful as is humanly possible. They were a great comfort to all who loved Doug when they came to visit. To those who choose to remember him in this way, I give my heartfelt thanks. Jane Kurschner Diamond.
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