Tomlinson, Diane, - 82, of Somers Point, NJ passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Tomlinson was born November 29, 1935 in Somers Point, NJ to the late Charles and the late Elizabeth (Career) Fries. Mrs. Tomlinson worked as a Certified Nurses' Aide for Ocean Point Health Care in Somers Point, NJ for 33 years retiring in 2005. Surviving are her husband, John Tomlinson, her children, Donna Ireland, Darlene Van Oster (Jerry), John D. Tomlinson, Jr. (Mariann), Darren Tomlinson (Debra), Derrick Tomlinson (Stacey Swisher), Dixie Tomlinson, Dawn Tomlinson (Jimmy Watts), a niece, Kimberly Todd, 20 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters, Velma Kishpaugh and Sharon DeWees. Her Funeral Service will be offered Tuesday at 12 o'clock noon from The Godfrey Funeral Home of Palermo, 644 South Shore Road, Palermo, NJ where friends may call from ten o'clock until the time of service. Burial will follow in Seaside Cemetery, Palermo, NJ. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. For condolences to the family, visit

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