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Diana Barkman Obituary

Diana E. Barkman
Diana E. Barkman

May 13, 2017
Born in Palenville
Resided in Saugerties, NY
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Diana E. Barkman, 77, of Old Kings Highway, Saugerties died on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

She was born in Palenville, the daughter of Josephine Dodd Edwards and the late Leonard O. Edwards. She married Dale E. Barkman on June 11, 1960. For 51 years Diana worked as a legal secretary for Moon & Clay law firm in Catskill and later for John Greco in Kingston.

Diana was a collector of elephant figurines and Raggedy Ann dolls. She enjoyed camping, yard sales and all animals, especially her beloved cats. Generous in a quiet way, Diana supported many area children's and animal charities. She was a member of the Palenville United Methodist Church.

Her husband Dale died on December 29, 2016.

Surviving are her mother of Palenville, Josephine Dodd Edwards, two uncles George F. Dodd of Auburn, NH and Thompson P. Gross of York, PA, many cousins, nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A Funeral Service will then be conducted by the Rev. Cathy Schuyler at 1:00 p.m. Inurnment will follow in Town of Catskill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbia – Greene Humane Society, 111 Humane Society Rd. Hudson, NY 12534.




Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, May 18, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, May 18, 2017
1:00 PM
Town of Catskill Cemetery
27 North Jefferson Avenue
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, May 18, 2017


Columbia-Greene Humane Society
125 Humane Society Rd
Hudson, NY 12534
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