Lawrence M. Diamond

by | Sep 16, 2013 | Obituaries

NEWPORT NEWS—Lawrence M. Diamond, 89, passed away in his sleep on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

He is survived by his loving family: his wife of 60 years, Judith, daughters Sherry Diamond Liebman and Marian Diamond, her husband, Ari Tapper and four grandchildren: Daniel, Rachel, Ben and Zoe.

Born in Kimball, W. Va., a resident of Newport News for more than 80 years, Lawrence served as a medic in WWII . After graduating from the Medical College of Virginia, he was the pharmacist/owner of Diamond Pharmacy for more than 50 years.

Lawrence enjoyed many activities with his family, including walking on the Noland trail in Mariners Museum, fishing, tennis, singing and dancing. A dedicated member of Adath Jeshurun Synagogue for more than seven decades, he led religious services for many years, served as president and was on the board of directors.

Donations may be made in his name to Adath Jeshurun, 2700 Spring Road, Newport News, VA 23606. Riverside- Altmeyer Funeral Home.