GREENWICH, Conn. - Kathryn C. Diddel of Greenwich and West Falmouth, Mass., died Nov. 3. She was 93.
Diddel was born in Wabasha, Minn. . She moved to Minneapolis after high school, completed a two year business program, and then moved to Washington, D.C., during World War II. After the war, she moved to New York City, where she was a John Powers fashion model.
Diddel is survived by her children, Glenn Diddel (Roberta), Scott Diddel (Suzanne Michaud), and Heather Diddel (Samuel) House; son-in-law, David Sussman; and many grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew G. Diddel; and daughter, Katha Diddel Sussman.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at St. Mary's Church in Greenwich. A memorial tribute and reception will be held in St. Mary's Hitchcock Room at 12 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Falmouth Mass., Saturday, Nov. 22.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Katha Diddel and Warren Family Fund for Genome Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Donations may be made online http://mskcc.convio.net/goto/KathaDiddel or by mail to: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Attn: India Laughlin, 633 3rd Ave., 28th Floor, New York, NY 10017.
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