C. Diane Hart, 67, of 2 Parkwood Drive, Cortland NY,went to Heaven on March 24th, 2012. ââ€š¬Â¨
She owned and operated Harts & Flowers in Downtown Cortland for more than 30 years and was a long-time member of the United Presbyterian Church of Cortland. Diane was the center of her familys universe. She touched many lives, showing love through the beauty of flowers and the kindness in her heart. She will be missed dearly.
She was predeceased by her father, Morris Congdon of Cortland. She is survived by her mother, Eleanor Mae Congdon, as well as her four siblings and their spouses: Linda Enders, Marlene & Neil Tinker, Susie Congdon & Janice Ruger, and John & Cheri Congdon. She also leaves behind her three children and their spouses: Cathy & Chris Boland, John & Jennifer Hart, and Aaron & Andrea Hart. She was blessed with 7 grandchildren: Diane Deedi, Caitlin, & James Boland, Taylor & Dylan Hart, and Isabelle & Caleb Hart.
Calling Hours will be held at Wright-Beard Funeral Home in Cortland from 6 ââ€š¬ââ‚¬Å“ 9 PM on Tuesday, March 27. The Funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, March 28 at the United Presbyterian Church in Cortland. There will be additional visitation at the church prior to the funeral service at 10 AM.
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Cathy, John, Aaron, and familys, Please accept my sympathy on the passing of your dear mother. A wonderful lady that ever was. As a neighbor and patron, Diane was always pleasent and helpful. The flower arrangments in heaven will certainly be more beautiful now that Diane is there. Betsy Seyerle Finsterwalder 9 Broadway Cortland,NY
Dee was very special. She meant so much to so many different people.... in so many different ways. We feel fortunate to have known her. May happy memories replace the sadness in your heart. Remembering those good times will honor her life and help you all in in your times of sorrow. You all are members of a very special family-----may you find comfort in God and the company and support of each other at this difficult time. The Carr Family
On behalf of the Gier family, we wish to express our condolences to the Hart family on their loss of Diane but rejoice in the knowledge that Grandma Hart now lives forever with her Lord and Savior. A most kind and caring person with a smile for everyone she spent time with. We are all the more blessed to have known her. Rest and reside with God.
We were so very sorry to hear of Diane's passing, she was the best florist Cortland has ever had. Our thoughts and prayers to her family. Sue & Gary Selover
Our deepest sympathy to Diane's family. We have known Diane for many years and can only begin to appreciate how much she was a significant part of your lives. She was a well-respected and much loved individual. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Jim and Lillie Dugan
Diane Hart was a generous and gracious supporter of The 1890 House Museum. From the many floral classes she personally conducted to organizing the beautiful and period-correct Holiday decorations all thru the museum, she always promply delivered with her cheerful, can-do attitude and abilities. Both the Museum and Cortland's business community were very fortunate to have had Diane Hart as a member. Fond memories from Elsie Gutchess, The 1890 Mouse Museum curator in the 1980s.
A beautiful garden now stands alone,missing the one who nurtured it. But now she is gone,her flowers still bloom,and the sun it still shines,but the rain is like tear drops,for the ones left behind,the weeds lay waiting to take the gardens beauty away, but the memories of its keeper are in our hearts to stay,she loved every flower even some that were weeds,so much love she would plant with each little seed,but just like her flowers she was part of Gods plan,so when it was her time he reached down his hand,he look through the Graden searching for the best, that's when he found Diane,it was her time to rest,it was hard for those who loved her,to just let her go,but God had a spot in his Graden,that needed a gentle soul,so when you start missing Diane,remember if you just wait,when God has a spotin his Graden,she'll meet you at the gate Polanko-Baker