Simoes, Diamantino Arruda October 25, 1944- September 18, 2014
The Simoes family is immensely saddened to announce the passing of Diamantino Arruda Simoes. He was predeceased by his Father (Manuel Simoes), Mother (Henriqueta Simoes) and Sister (Laudalina Rocha).He will be lovingly remembered and cherished by his Wife (Isaltina); children Filomena, Richard and John; Grandchildren Justin, Jessica, Cassandra and Sarah; Siblings in Portugal Liduino, Manual Jose, Jose; Brother and Sister in-law (Frank and Anna Cabral) as well as many Newphew(s), cousins and others throughout the world. He loved his Island in the Azores and spoke of it with fond memories throughout his life. After having a successful Taxi Business in Sao Miguel, he immigrated to Calgary in 1979 with his wife and Children where he enjoyed seeing his Children, Grandchildren grow up and spending quality time. He loved to Laugh, meet new people and being involved with various Philharmonic’s in the community for many years. Some of his passions were his Family, gardening, playing music and the water. He was a constant source of Love, Compassion and an Inspiration. He will Always remain in our Hearts and Minds for Eternity. For those wishing to attend, an evening of Prayers will be held on Monday, September 22, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30 Street SE). A Funeral Service will take place Tues, September 23, 2014 at 10:00 am also at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30 Street SE).
Pierson’s Forest Lawn Chapel
4121 – 17 Avenue SE
CA T2A 0T1