DIAMOND, GORDON TRUMAN

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Passed away on October 7th at the Charles S. Curtis memorial hospital in S. Anthony at the age of 90 years. Gordon Diamond was born in Flowers Cove on September 26, 1927. Although illness is never good news, Gordon was blessed to be hospitalized in the old hospital in St. Anthony where he met Josie Parrill. That chance encounter was the beginning of a relationship that changed both of their lives. Josie and Gordon were marries on June 13th, 1953. Gordon and Josie raised two children, Sharon and Don. He was a fisherman, and he loved the outdoors. Even after a stroke, over twenty years ago, he loved to get outdoors, go out to Fishing Point and watch all that was going on from boats to seals and other wildlife. He had a healthy sense of humour and he will be greatly missed by a large circle of friends. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 64 years, Josie (nee Parrill) and Children Sharon and Donald. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral on Tuesday October 10th, 2017 from the St. Anthony United Church at 2:00 pm with Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Interment followed in the Fishing Point United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.