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“RIP My sweet Beautiful Aunt. I always adored and cherished you . I am sorry I havent had that much contact in the last year or so. I always...Read More »
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“I am very sorry for your loss. ”
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“I am so sorry for your loss. Brandora was an exceptional woman. May her memories and Gods love give you peace during this time. ”
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“I will always remember our trip to Fla. with you and Ralphie...........such fun times. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Natalie Biafora Biafora - SC

“Sending my prayers and condolences to the family of Mrs Diamond ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Grace Campagna-DelGreco - FL

“Our prayers and condolences to all. We missed her so much and she will be missed dearly. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Angie Russo (Biafora) - SC

“My condolences to the family. May God provide your hearts with peace and strength during this difficult time and may you find comfort in his promises...Read More »
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“My condolences. May you find comfort and peace in knowing that your loved one is in God's memory, because those who pass on are precious in his eyes...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: SD

“My sincere condolences Louise I amReally sorry ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Mayellin Hutchinngs - Mahopac, NY

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. I 8 ”
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“I want to share my deepest condolences with those of you grieving. Please look forward to the hope given in 1 Thessalonians 4:14. We have the hope...Read More »
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“Brandy, we will think of you often and miss you always. We love you so much. Terry, Pamela and I have so many good memories of you which we will keep...Read More »
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“Please accept my sincerest condolences. You are not alone during this time of sorrow and pain. May God give your family strength and comfort to help...Read More »
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“Sympathy for your loss. Losing some one you love in death is never easy, but please remember you are not alone. God promises He is with those who are...Read More »
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Brandora Diamond, a 64 year resident of Mahopac, NY died peacefully on Sunday, January 13th at the age of 95. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 20, 1923, the daughter of John and Bambina (nee Pantusa) Biafore. Brandora grew up in Brooklyn and met her future husband Frank R. Diamond of Mamaroneck whom she married on December 3, 1941. They were married for 51 years before he passed in 1992.

Brandora was a homemaker like no other. She took pride in raising her 5 children and mastered the art of culinary with her incredible sauce, meatballs, and homemade cheesecake. The joy of her life was always her family which spanned 5 generations before her passing.

Brandora is survived by her children Louise Bertolino and her husband Sal, Diane Boenau and her late husband Joseph, Thomas Diamond and his late wife Beverly, Brenda Diamond, and Linda DelVescovi and her husband Michael. She was also blessed and survived by 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her 7 brothers and sisters, and her grandson Robert.

Friends and family are welcome to attend a visitation on Wednesday, January 16th from 1-3 & 6-8 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 17th at 10 AM at St. John The Evangelist Church, also in Mahopac. Interment will follow at St. Lawrence O'Toole Cemetery in Brewster.