Dianne Riggs CarberryNovember 10, 1942-February 27, 2017
Born in Huntington, Long
Island Dianne graduated from Lenox Hill Hospital’s
School of Nursing
in New York City and Columbia University’s
Teachers College. She worked in the operating room and later taught medical
surgical nursing at Lenox Hill. After moving to the Washington
area, she was an operating room nurse at Sibley Hospital.
She loved her family, her church, and her country. Dianne was twice president of the
Westmoreland Hills Garden Club and a long term volunteer in her community for
Meals on Wheels, Westmoreland Hills Citizens Association and at her children’s
schools. She was on the Children’s Health Board of Children’s National Hospital
for many years. In recent years she was
a volunteer in the rectory of the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda, Maryland.
She is survived by her husband, Michael, sons Glen and John
and John’s wife Christina, daughter Catherine Irving and her husband, Joshua
Irving. She has four grandchildren,
Garrett, Devon, Alexis and Henry. Donations in
her memory may be made to the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at
Little Flower Parish, 5607
Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda, MD 20816
from 10:30 until time of Mass at 12:00 PM.
She will be buried at Arlington
at a later date.