DIAMOND Arthur William Passed peacefully away at home Saturday August 17, 2019 in his 87th year, formerly from St. Anthony NL. Predeceased by his parents Henry and Suzanna Diamond, brother Ches, in-laws Joseph and Doris Flight. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Thelma of 54 years, son Robert (wife Bernice), daughter Shelley (husband Doug Purchase), his pride and joy his 3 grandchildren Bethanee (Daniel), Tyler and Jacob, sister Elizabeth (Barry) Wagner, sister-in-law Marjorie (Vic) Richards and sister-in-law Carmel Diamond (Ontario), long time childhood friend Albert Styles and his wife Vicky, numerous nieces and nephews. Retired in 1989 after 35 years of service with the Department of Labour and Manpower Government of NL. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl, on Monday, August 19th, from 2:00 pm-4:00pm and from 7:00pm-9:00pm; and on Tuesday, August 20th, from 2:00pm- 6:00pm. Cremation to follow. Memorial service to be held from Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 30 Aldershot Street, on Wednesday, August 21st, at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation, or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book. "And think of him as living, in the hearts of those he touched...for nothing loved is ever lost, and he was loved so much"