Diem, George W. Jr., 82, of Spring Hill, Florida, died Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born April 21, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and came to this area 11 years ago from Blackwood, New Jersey. He served in the United States Air Force and worked as an elevator mechanic for department stores spending 37 years with Strawbridge and Clothier. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 521-Spring Hill, a volunteer Firefighter in Blenheim, New Jersey where he played Santa for 10 years at the firehouse. He was Christian by faith.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lillie; son, Joseph; brother, Howard. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Lisa & Dave Craddock of Blackwood, New Jersey; sisters: Kay Kirkner of Horsham, Pennsylvania and Irene Diem of Pennsylvania; grandchildren: Peyton and Kiersten Craddock.
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