Diane Firth DeRosa, 77, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Apr. 4, 2015, at her home in Florham Park. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial service at Calvary Presbyterian Church 144 Ridgedale Ave., Florham Park, on Saturday April 25, 2015, at 10:00 am.
Born on October 26, 1937, in Philadelphia, to the late Ada and William Firth, she grew up in Jenkintown, Pa. She attended Cedar Crest College, and Tobé Coburn School of Design in NYC. She began her career working for Bachrach Studios in NYC, and then for The National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. Later she returned to work for Bachrach Studios in Morristown, NJ, as a wedding and golf photographer. Some of her favorite highlights were photographing several U.S. Golf Opens. She ended her career working for Price Waterhouse Coopers in their benefits department.
Over her lifetime she remained an avid golfer and enthusiast. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children, and three grandsons. Her smile and positive outlook on life will be missed by her beloved children, Kathryn Calabrese and her husband Arnold, William DeRosa, and her three grandsons, Michael, Matthew, and Andrew Calabrese.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, or a charity of your preference would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements made by William A. Bradley and Son Funeral Home, Chatham, NJ.