Arthur E. Diamante, 90, of Cheshire, formerly of Laura Lane, North Haven passed away peacefully on Thursday August 11, 2016 at the Elim Park Baptist Home, Cheshire. He was the beloved husband of 70 years to Jennie S. Zucco Diamante. Arthur was born in New Haven on October 10, 1925; son of the late Attilio and Anna Lavorgna Diamante; served his country faithfully in the US Navy during WWII; had worked for the United Illuminating Company for 37 years until retiring. Father of Barbara (William) Herrmann, Jr. Grandfather of William (Rhionnan) Herrmann III, Brian (Beth) Herrmann, Alexis, Suelyn and Joshua Herrmann. Great-Grandfather of Leah Grace Herrmann. Brother of Mary Diamante and the late Robert Diamante and Irene Luongo.  

Family and friends are invited to go directly to St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue on Wednesday morning, August 17th at 10:00 to attend a Mass of Christian burial and are also invited to attend the committal services immediately following in Beaverdale Memorial Park. There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hartford HealthCare Hospice, 1290 Silas Deane Hwy. Suite 4B Wethersfield, CT 06109. The North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue has been entrusted with the arrangements.