Diane “DiDi” Halbran, 60, succumbed to a 9/11 related cancer attributed to her efforts at the World Trade Center on September 6.
DiDi was a retired police officer for the NYPD (70/BSTF/PBBS). She then became the President’s Secretary for Bishop Ford H.S.
DiDi is the beloved daughter of Arthur and the late Claire (nee Hynes), cherished sister of Arthur Jr. and Susan O’Malley with her husband Kevin. She is the adored aunt of Kevin, Megan, Kelly, Bob, and Matt. She is the loving great aunt of Nora, Elizabeth, Terence, and Thomas.
DiDi was well taken care of by her many cousins and friends. She will be missed by her many feline companions.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Police Widows and Orphans
If you would like to donate to this 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization,
please make a check payable to the NYC PBA Widows and Children's Fund,
and send it to
Joseph Alejandro at the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association
125 Broad Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10004-2400.
OR the Sean Casey Animal Rescue by following the link .
Visitation will be held Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM at Marine Park Funeral Home at 3024 Quentin Road, Brooklyn.
Funeral Mass will be held Monday at 9:45AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary, 2805 Fort Hamilton Pkwy. Committal at Green-Wood Crematory.
Please see SERVICE INFORMATION for specific details and directions.
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