Fay Lipton Diamant


Diamant, Fay Lipton, 99 passed away peacefully with her family by her side on August 22, 2017.  She was born in Brooklyn, NY to Pearl and Morris Bricker.  Sister of the late Betty Rubin and Paul Bricker.  She was married during World War II to her late husband Meyer Lipton for 40 years and later married Daniel Diamant, whom she was married to for 20 years, before his passing at age 92.  She was a legal secretary during World War II and continued this career until she retired to Florida in 1974. An avid golfer, a yoga instructor, her passion was painting and she continued to paint into her 90s, getting inspiration for her subjects through her many travels and family.  Fay is survived by her daughter Barbara Halzel and her husband, Leonard, of Providence, her daughter Sherry Andretta and her husband, John, of Miami Beach, Florida.  She also leaves her grandsons Michael Halzel and Eric Halzel and his wife, Abby. Her great-grand children, Sabrina and Griffin, brought her much joy.  Graveside services will be held in Wellwood Cemetery in New York.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Thyroid Cancers Survivors Association at THYCA.org or Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.  Shiva will be observed at Wingate of the East Side, 1 Butler Avenue, Providence on Sunday from 12-4 & 6-8 p.m.


  1. Maxine Klenicki
    Aug 24, 2017

    Dear Barbara and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. How fortunate we are to have met your beautiful mother. I am hoping all the wonderful memories you have will help to heal the sadness that is created by her absence in your daily life. Thank you for sharing your mother’s art with us when we spent Thanksgiving with all of you. Thinking of all of you.
    Love, Maxine Klenicki

  2. JoAnn Angelini
    Aug 30, 2017

    Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss. Your loving devotion to your mother was a an inspiration and an important reminder of what life is supposed to be about. Take care.

    JoAnn Angelini

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