Charles O .Dimond, III, F.D. Former President/Owner/Operator
Charles O. "Chuck" Dimond III, is a third generation funeral director. Along with his wife, Susan, owned and operated the funeral home for 48 years until February 2020. A resident of Summerhill since the mid 70's, Chuck was raised in South Fork in the upstairs of the funeral home, and has experience with funeral service since childhood. After graduating from Triangle Area High School in 1962, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kent State University.
He is also a licensed insurance agent and volunteers with local churches and organizations.
Joseph J. Golden, FD, CPC, CCO Supervisor/President/Owner/Operator
Joseph J. "Joe" Golden, FD, CCO, CPC, a native of Portage, has been associated with the funeral home since the summer of 1995. Working part time and during his schooling, he became a full time employee in September of 1999 at which time he became a resident of Sidman. He is a 1995 graduate of Bishop Carroll High School, and holds both a Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Science from California University of Pennsylvania and an Associate in Specialized Technology from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.
Currently besides his funeral director license he also holds an insurance license, and is a Certified Pre-Planning Consultant and Certified Crematory Operator through the National Funeral Directors Association. He volunteers with various local churches and organizations.
On February 7, 2020, Joe purchased the funeral home from the Dimond's and will continue the legacy of compassionate care.
Bruce M. Wise Funeral Director's Assistant, Monument Sales Rep., Life Celebrant
Bruce M. Wise, a Southmont native, currently a resident of Summerhill, joined us here at Dimond's in January of 2010. He helps out in many areas of the funeral home including but not limited to monument sales, office and bookkeeping, and assisting with viewings and funerals. Bruce became a Life Celebrant following training in September of 2014. A Life Celebrant helps families who have no church affiliation or minister.
He volunteers with local churches and organizations.