Kathleen Marie Diehl

Born on December 8, 1943 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Departed October 4, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida

Born on December 8, 1943 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Departed in Melbourne, Florida on October 4, 2022.

Kathleen Marie Diehl of Melbourne Florida passed away peacefully at Holmes Regional Medical Center on Tuesday October 4, 2022. She was born in Lancaster Pennsylvania on December 8, 1943. She was the daughter of the late Robert C. McEvoy Sr. and Gertrude (Mattern) McEvoy. Kathleen was preceded in death by her brother Thomas P. McEvoy who passed away in January of 2011 and her husband of 43 years, Terry E. Diehl who passed away in July of 2020.

Kathleen graduated from Lancaster Catholic High School in 1962. Following high school she went on to become a licensed practical nurse working at the original St. Joseph Hospital. She also worked at St. Anne’s Nursing Home and retired from Brereton Manor Personal Care Home in 2010 after 23 years where she was the director of nursing.

Kathleen loved spending time with her grandchildren, taking them to breakfast, and having sleep overs. Kathleen is survived by her son Matthew E. Diehl (Yenny) of Melbourne Florida; brother Robert C. McEvoy of Lancaster Pennsylvania; sister Maureen Farrell (Robert) of Timonium Maryland; sister Marianne Sahd of Lancaster Pennsylvania; and sister Christine Chabin (Kenneth) of Reading Pennsylvania. She is also survived by her two beautiful grandchildren Sophia Diehl and Matthew Diehl, Jr.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 10:30am at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Miller Street in Palm Bay, Florida. Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Matthew Diehl from Melbourne wrote on October 8, 2022:
Love you always mom. You will forever be in my heart. Rest peacefully now.
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