Diamond, Gloria Gubman SLINGERLANDS Gloria Gubman Diamond, age 90, died on January 5, 2021, at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. Born in Syracuse, Gloria was the daughter of the late Joel Gubman and Belle Kaplan Gubman. She lived most of her life in Hudson with her loving husband of 68 years, Irwin Diamond. She and Irwin moved into the Beverwyck Community in Slingerlands six years ago. Gloria graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in music and enjoyed playing violin and piano. It was at SU that she met Irwin, marrying him right after she graduated in 1952. After living in Philadelphia while Irwin was in the Army, they moved to Hudson where they started their family. Gloria was a life member of Congregation Anshe Emeth and she was proud to be a Hebrew School and Sunday School teacher there for many years. Later she worked with Irwin in their business, Columbia Auto Parts. Gloria and Irwin were always up for doing new things. They enjoying traveling, loved visting Mexico in the early years, and traveled around the U.S. and Canada in an R.V. With their love of antiques (and the retailing in their blood), they thought it would be fun to buy a place in the Adirondacks and open up an antique shop. With their vision they bought a beautiful Victorian house, fixed it up together and Hi Tor Antiques was born. Gloria loved shopping auctions, garage sales, flea markets and house sales, and filled […]