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Diana W.

February 3, 1932 – September 27, 2018

Diana Castor
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Obituary for Diana W. Castor

Diana Wike Castor
2/3/1932 - 9/27/2018

Diana graduated from Lancaster General Hospital Nursing Program in1953, married Richard Jenkins Castor on June 12, 1954 and worked as a nurse at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, before raising her family. Best known as Di, Mom and Nana, she was known for her generous heart and gift of hospitality, opening her home and heart to those who were in need, living the life of a Proverbs 31 woman. She is survived by her six children, R. Jeffrey Castor, Cathleen Castor Forney, Jennifer (Edward) Townley, Belinda Castor, Karen (Robert) Stewart and Jonathan (Sharon) Castor. She is loved by her many grandchildren, Nathan (Maryn) Forney, Morgan (Betsy) Forney, Caitlin (Mark) McNutt, Sarah Castor, Ben Townley, Noah Townley, Jill Stewart, Sam Stewart, Florin Castor and Cristian Castor and was blessed with ten great grandchildren. She is a child of Christ and now a resident in Heaven, joining her beloved husband, Dick (Richard Jenkins Castor). Celebration of life services will be held at a beautiful, antique appointed Rock Stream country estate located at 524 Rock Stream Road, Rock Stream, NY 14878 on Saturday, October 6 at 11:00 am. Those wishing to remember Diana, please consider donations to: Chemung Valley Historical Society 415 E Water Street, Elmira NY 14901 (607) 734-4167 or the Food Bank of Southern Tier 388 Upper Oakwood Avenue, Elmira NY 14903. Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed at Diana’s  Book of Memories at

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Celebration of life services Information

Saturday, October 6th, 2018 11:00am
Rock Stream country estate
524 Rock Stream Road
Rock Stream, NY 14878

Interment Information

Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Maple Grove Cemetery
715 Broad St.
Horseheads, NY 14845
Interment Extra Info
Private family Gravesite Services at Maple Grove Cemetery.
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