Eileen M. Diehl

October 30, 1920 ‒ October 02, 2021

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Eileen M. Diehl, 100, of Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Knox Community Hospital.  She was born on October 30, 1920 in Mount Vernon to the late Frank and Martha (Pierre) Harmon.

Eileen was a faithful member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon and a 50-year member of the Liberty Grange.   She had worked for the Shellmar Company and Mercy Hospital in Mount Vernon.  She volunteered for many years with Interchurch Social Services.  Eileen enjoyed sewing, babysitting for family and friends, baking, and taking bus trips with her late husband, Clyde “Skip”.

Eileen is survived by her daughters, Linda (Dave) Doup of Mount Vernon, Marilyn (Ed) Miletic of Mount Vernon, Carolyn (John) Conkle of Mount Vernon and Mary Kay (Tim O’Rourke) Richard of Warsaw; sons, Jeffrey (Angie) Diehl of Mount Vernon and David (Patti) Diehl of Fredericktown; 13 grandchildren; 1 step grandchild; 28 great grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Judy Diehl of Mount Vernon; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde “Skip” Diehl; a son, Larry Diehl; a brother, Frank; and a half sister, Ellen.

The family will have a private graveside service.  A memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 East High St., Mount Vernon, OH  4305o in Eileen’s memory.

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  • Linda and Judy and families,
    I am so sorry to hear of Eileens passing. Please accept my sincere condolences to you both and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with.

    Margo Nuce

  • Dave and family,
    Tim and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Please let us know if you need anything. Prayers for all of you. May she rest in peace.
    Your friends,
    Tim & Edith Miller

  • Linda and Diehl family we send our sincere condolences for the loss of Eileen. I know how special she was to all of you by the loving care you provided. Your in our prayers.
    Dennis and Diana Snyder

  • My condolences to the family. I always enjoyed seeing Eileen when we visited Mt Vernon and she was the sweetest lady and ALWAYS had a smile on her face everytime I saw her. 100 years!! That is amazing. I know she will be missed by all. My prayers are with the entire family during this difficult time.
    Amy “Miletic” Snively

  • Sending our sincere condolences to the entire family. We were blessed to be a part of the Diehl “extended” family and will carry with us many cherished memories of Mrs. Diehl.

    Mark & Ann Page

  • Sending our sincere condolences to the entire family. We were blessed to be a part of the Diehl “extended” family and will carry with us many cherished memories of Mrs. Diehl.

  • Dear Linda, David and Family, We are so sorry about the loss of Linda’s Mom. There is a sweet spirit winging her way to Heaven, where there will be a wonderful reunion with her and Skip. . Please know that you are in our thoughts and that we are sending you our deepest sympathy and friendship. Sincerely, Susan (Nash) and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • Dear Mary, sending my deepest condolences to you and your family. I know you’re mom will be sorely missed. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  • So very sorry to hear about your Mom…but her sweet soul is happy now with family! Take care of each other!

    Bill&Nancy Rupp

  • Dear Jeff, Angie and family, my deepest condolences to you. No matter the age of our loved ones, the pain is no less when they’re gone. She’s with the Lord now. What a wonderful sight in our minds eye. Jeff, I see where you get your good looks. Your mother was beautiful.
    Prayers and Love,

  • Linda, Dave and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace.
    Sincerely, Marilyn Butcher & family,
    Kim & Nelson Smith

  • Linda and Dave.
    Angie, Matt, Taylor, and Brooke.

    Our deepest sympathies to you and your families at this time in the loss of your beloved mother and grandmother. Our prayers are with you all.

  • To all the members of her family. It is never easy losing someone RIP dear lady. Love you all Colleen Milligan

  • Linda and family, I was so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Even though I did not know her well, she was always the sweetest lady. David thought the world and her and your dad. Everyone was blessed to have her in their lives. Love, Deb.

  • Linda, Carolyn and families,
    My deepest sympathy in the loss of your sweet Mother. I always enjoyed talking with Eileen when I would see her visiting your Aunt Jo. She was such a wonderful and faithful sister in law to Jo.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you,

  • So sad to hear this , thinking of you all !!! I have so many fond memories of her !! Holding you in our hearts Lin and Family !!!!

  • Dear Linda and Family, so sorry for your loss of your sweer Mother. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  • To the Diehl families,
    Sorry for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you all at this most difficult of times.
    God’s love & peace be with you all,
    Allen & Melissa Dexter

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