Diana Adair

Obituary of Diana L. Adair

Amherst-Diana L. Adair, 70, passed away January 22, 2024. Born in Northampton, MA on July 26, 1953, she was the daughter of Howard I. Mann Sr. and Marietta Tataro. Diana grew up in Belchertown, the eldest of 8 children. Living most of her life in Amherst she was well known in the real estate profession, as well as the horse community while owning, and operating Heartland Farm for over 20 years. Diana lovingly cared for the horses, students, families, and professionals that were a part of Heartland Farm. Diana worked as a supervisor at McMannas’s restaurant in Hadley, before attaining a brokers license with D. H. Jones Real Estate, and later Sawicki Real Estate, before finishing her career with Coldwell Banker. Diana was an avid gardener, and decorator, she worked with dogged determination, and passion at everything she was engaged in, or associated with. Diana will be missed by her son, Robert H. Adair of Hadley, and her younger siblings Catherine Minkley, Howard I. Mann Jr., Patricia Mazer, Jeffrey Mann, James Mann, Anthony Mann, and David Mann along with 10 nieces and nephews, and many friends. A time of remembrance is being planned for the future. Beers & Story Belchertown Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, cards, or gifts, please make donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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