- Born: 17 Apr 1940, Buffalo, Erie, New York
- Marriage: Robert Bruce Apfel
- Died: 11 Jan 2001, Hilton Head, North Carolina at age 60
HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Diane Apfel, 60, died Jan. 11 at Hilton Head Medical Center and Clinics.
She was born in Binghamton, N.Y., and moved to Hilton Head Island in July 1999 from Swarthmore, Pa. She was a member of Avid Gardeners of Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head Plantation Women's Club and St. Francis Catholic Church.
SURVIVORS: her husband, Robert Apfel; a son, Robert Apfel II of Waco, Texas; two daughters, Penny Zimmerman of Swarthmore and Tracey Merlino of Ridley Park, Pa.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald and Maryann Fahs of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Robert Fahs and Anna Barnett of Buffalo, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.
VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. Sunday at White-Luttrell Funeral Home, Ridley Park.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday at Notre Dame De Lourdes Catholic Church, Swarthmore.
The Island Funeral Home, Hilton Head Island.
REMEMBRANCES: American Heart Association, MAA Memorial & Tribute, Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6113, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938
Diane married Robert Bruce Apfel, son of Walter H. Apfel and Dorothy B. Craine. (Robert Bruce Apfel was born in Buffalo, Erie, New York.)