Diamond, Jack and Dianne
Residence: Owings, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Jack Diamond, 77, of Owings passed away May 15, 2018 at his residence. He was born April 12, 1941 in Rices Landing, PA to Clyde and Dorothy Diamond. Jack was raised in Rices Landing and attended Jefferson High School, before transferring and graduating from Cumberland Township High School in Carmichaels, PA, where he was the quarterback of the football team. Following high school, he joined the United States Army and was later honorably discharged. Jack met Diane Viola in high school and they married in Winchester, VA in 1960. They lived in Pennsylvania and California before settling in Cleveland, OH. They moved to Owings in 1984.
Jack was employed with Caterpillar, Inc. as an engineer in Ohio. After he and Diane moved to Maryland, Jack went to work for his brother at Diamond Containers as a plant manager in Capitol Heights. He later went to work for Trash Masters in District Heights as a mechanic, retiring in 2006. Jack also owned and operated JD Antiques in Chesapeake Beach for 20 years. Jack thoroughly enjoyed yard sales and bought anything and everything he saw. He also enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Jack's greatest joy in life was his family.
Jack was preceded in death by his wife Diane Diamond on February 15, 2018, sister Delores Diamond and brother Clyde Diamond. He is survived by his daughter Kelly Arbour and husband Robert of Sunderland, grandchildren Jack Vincent Diamond and Bobbie Diane Arbour, brothers Jimmy and Brack Diamond, sister Doris Diamond Miller and half-brother Marko Diamond.
Diane Diamond, 75, of Owings passed away February 15, 2018. She was born April 3, 1942 in Crucible, PA to Emory and Irene Viola. Diane was raised in Crucible and graduated from Cumberland Township High School in Carmichaels, PA, where she met her husband Jack Diamond. Diane and Jack married in Winchester, VA in 1960 and lived in Pennsylvania and California before settling in Cleveland, OH. They moved to Owings in 1984. Diane was employed as a model after high school while living in California. She was later employed as a licensed cosmetologist and co-owner of JD Antiques. Diane enjoyed writing poetry and had several poems published. She also enjoyed reading, going to the beach, camping and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Diane is survived by her daughter Kelly Arbour and husband Robert of Sunderland, grandchildren Jack Vincent Diamond and Bobbie Diane Arbour, sisters Dolly Lopez, Deborah Check, Joannie Brownfield and Sherri Zims, brothers Bill, Frank and John Viola and numerous other family members.
A memorial service and celebration of Jack and Diane's life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.