Cecilia Hall Diehl, 88 of Winchester, VA passed away Friday at Blue Ridge Hospice.
Cecilia is survived by her sister; Mary May of Florence, SC, children; Robert B. Hall,
Jr, DDS (Marjorie) of Winchester, VA, Jennifer C. Hall, DVM of Leland, NC, and
Pamela H. McGhee, MD (Clark) of Richmond, VA; grandchildren Amy Dombrosky
(Jacob) of Huntersville, NC, Stuart Hall of Winchester, VA, Megan McGhee of
Richmond, VA, Carter McGhee of Washington, D.C. and Lauren Olinger of
Richmond, VA. She has two great grandchildren.
Cecilia is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Robert B. Hall, Sr
MD and her second husband, William Diehl.
Cecilia was born in 1934 in Florence, SC the daughter of the late Cecil and Hilda
Holland Knowles. She received her Associates Degree from Columbia College in
South Carolina. While raising her children, she returned to school and received
her Bachelor’s degree from Shenandoah College and subsequently obtained both
her real estate and broker’s license having, a very successful career in the field of
real estate with Long and Foster and property investments. She was the owner
and manager of Hall Investments, LLC.
Cecilia was named an Honorary Member of “Cambridge – Who’s Who in 2007 for
her activities in real estate and investments. She was also cited as Cambridge
Executive of the Year. Among her other activities, she was a member of the
Shenandoah Arts Council, Little Garden Club, Preservation of Historic Winchester,
Belle Grove Foundation, and Glen Burnie, and was a member of two Bridge clubs
and the First Presbyterian Church of Winchester.
Cecilia was passionate about travel, some of her favorites being: Hawaii,
Acapulco, Panama Canal, Bermuda, Bucharest, Budapest, Italy, France, Spain,
Montreal and may others.
A visitation will be held Friday, May 6, 2022 from 6pm to 8pm at Omps Funeral
Home, with a service the following day, Saturday, May 7, 2022 11am at the First
Presbyterian Church of Winchester. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made in Cecilia’s memory to Blue Ridge Hospice,
333 W. Cork St, Suite 405, Winchester, VA 22601 or Millwood Station Fire and
Rescue, 252 Costello Dr., Winchester VA 22602.