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.