Krystall Diamond 


Rochester, NY: October 2 1955 – February 12 2023

Krystall, who has brightened so many lives, was greeted by her father, Charles N Diamond and her brothers, Nicholas Diamond (Mary) and Peter Diamond (Lynn & PJ) at heaven’s gate as we sat by her side.

Krystall is survived by her children, Michael S Maliarakis, and Alexandra Z Durfee (Andrew) , her siblings, Charles “Dino” Diamond (Natasha, Dino, Nicolette & Saige) & Georgia Diamond (Yianni, Dino, & Toula), Grandchild Zoe Durfee, Granddog Archie Durfee, Godchild Morgan, and mother Alexandra Diamond. As well as many other wonderful family and friends.

Krystall had many adventures in life. She won awards for her theater makeup from the thespian society, was an active member of the American sewers guild, a member of GEVA and much more.

She made many amazing friends during her work for the DMV and her many years working at Family Court.

She enjoyed creating may things (especially sewing), American Girl dolls, hosting themed parties such as the royal wedding, and preforming acts of kindness.

Her favorite way of spending time was taking Zoe to Cape Cod, and taking Archie to Dunkin.

Memorial services will be on held Friday, February 17, 2023 with a Greek Orthodox service starting at 11am followed by light refreshments and a sharing of memories until 4 pm.  It will take place at The Webster Arboretum Lodge at 1700 Schlegel, Webster, NY 14580

In lieu of flowers you may send a donation to St.Judes.

Please perform an act of kindness in her memory.

13 Condolences

  1. Anne Liebenow on February 14, 2023 at 9:43 pm

    Alexandra, Andy and Zoe,

    Our Angel is free to soar again. Fly high beautiful girl. Love you all.

    Anne & Michael Liebenow

  2. Arlene Sahmel on February 15, 2023 at 8:04 am

    Alexander, Andy and Zoe

    I have such wonderful memories of you Mom. All our trips to the Cape, working together at the DMV and the court system, plus our sewing adventures. She was a true friend and will be greatly missed! Peace to you all as she is in a better place!

  3. Gail LiButti on February 15, 2023 at 9:59 am

    So sorry to hear of Krystalls passing. I worked with her for many years in Family Court. RIP my friend

  4. Joan Kohout, Retired Monroe County Family Court Judge on February 15, 2023 at 11:36 am

    Kystall’s work in Monroe County Family Court was legend. No one worked harder or was more concerned for the parents and children who appeared in court. For many years we worked together, shared our lives and became friends. I will miss her.
    My deepest condolences to Alex and Michael the Kystall’s entire family.

  5. Holly Saxe on February 15, 2023 at 1:38 pm

    Krystall was one of a kind. She always put others needs first. When I first started working in Family Court, she quickly became my friend. She was always there to listen, give advice and a shoulder to cry on. I loved her and will miss her very much. RIP my friend, I know you are at peace now.

  6. Erin Horan on February 16, 2023 at 10:04 pm

    Krystall was a strong woman and she had the biggest heart. She was always worried about everyone else…always there to listen and give advice. I have so many memories from our time in family court together. I will forever be grateful for our friendship. She fought hard this past year and is at peace now. ❤️🙏

  7. Kay Fina on February 17, 2023 at 11:19 am

    I have many wonderful memories of working with Krystall in Family Court. She was a beautiful, wonderful, empathetic person. My deepest condolences to Krystall’s family. May she rest in peace.

  8. Kami Payne on February 17, 2023 at 12:32 pm

    Alex, Andy and Zoe, I’m so sorry for your loss, heaven is full of wonderful people now.

  9. Helga Peck on February 17, 2023 at 1:03 pm

    I had met Krystall when we vacationed on Cape Cod, she was a very joyful, caring spirit with a great, givivng heart. She left some wonderful memories of our gatherings at the Cape. I will miss her.
    May she now rests in peace, free of her earthly suffering.
    She will live in our hearts forever.

  10. Kathy Saltrelli on February 17, 2023 at 3:24 pm

    I will miss you my dear friend. I will always cherish the many laughs and deep conversations we had. You are one of my most favorite people!! I will think of you always and especially for every holiday as you always did!
    Rest Easy Sweet Angel! Until we meet again my friend, Love you Krystall

  11. Sue Sahmel on February 17, 2023 at 8:59 pm

    Dear Alexandra, Andy and Zoe,
    We met your mom the first time we went to Cape Cod. She treated us like she had known us forever. We were good friends from then on. We spent many good times over the past years at the Cape. Krystal was always very caring. We had many good times together and we will miss her. She is now healed and in a wonderful spot. May God bless her and bless your family. Love, Lutz & Sue

  12. Deborah Indivino on February 20, 2023 at 1:43 pm

    Debordah Indivino: so very sorry to read of Krystall’s passing. She was a good Family Court employee who cared about people. She will be missed.

  13. Thomas winward on March 7, 2023 at 5:10 pm

    She showed me what love looked like

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