Dennis Diamond

Dennis Diamond

Dennis Diamond, 74, of Cranford died Feb. 6, 2013. He resided in Cranford for more than 20 years.

Mr. Diamond was an owner and operator of Elizabeth Iron Works, a family-owned, third-generation steel business founded in 1907. Many of his projects included constructions on the Tappan Zee Bridge, Verrazano Bridge, and Goethals Bridge; Newark Liberty International Airport; Philip Morris Corporation, Richmond, Va.; the extension of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC; and many New Jersey malls and toll plazas.

He graduated from Pace University.

He was a chancellor commander of the Knights of Pythias, an inductee and member of the Freemasons Masonic Temple, Elizabeth, and a former men’s club board member at Temple Beth El, Cranford.

He is survived by his daughter, Randi Diamond (Michael) Hanrahan of Old Bridge; his son, Mark (fiancee Stacey) of Needham, Mass.; two brothers, Louis of Springfield and Stanley of Scranton, Pa.; and seven grandchildren. He was formerly married to Arleen Schwebel Levine.

Private services were held.

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