In Our Care

Diamond Chamallas, who was until her passing at the age of 108, the oldest current resident of the
Town of Arlington, passed peacefully surrounded by family in her home of 62 years on Wednesday
December 14 th . Beloved sister of the late Alexander, Daniel, George, Christos, Nicholas, and Catherine Chamallas. Daughter of the late Stanley and Florence Chamallas. Devoted Aunt of Francine Hemmer and her husband Jim, Martha Chamallas and her husband Peter Shane, Florence Chamallas Pollock, Stanley George Chamallas and his wife Janet, Stanley Nick Chamallas and his wife Pam, Charles Chamallas and his wife Lynne, and the late Joanne Chamallas Toppen survived by her husband Timothy. Great Aunt of James and Chris Hemmer and Sarah Hemmer Holve, Elizabeth Shane, Jennifer Chamallas Jones, Nick,
Jason, Alex, Cassandra, and Christina Chamallas, and Christopher Toppen. Also survived by several great-great nieces and nephews whom she loved deeply and her cousins in Greece. Diamond was born on November 7, 1914 in Lowell Massachusetts to her parents who immigrated from
Lagathia Greece. She had an extremely bright mind, graduating top of her class from Lowell High school, with a particular aptitude for math. She was also fluent in Greek, Spanish and shorthand. Diamond was a hostess and waitress at the Kendell Dinner a family business in Cambridge, MA. She was keenly interested in politics and stayed up to date on current events until the very end. She was deeply devoted to her family and her Greek Orthodox faith, both of which she credited for her longevity. Diamond had an infectious spirt and made friends with everyone she met, enjoying long conversations with friends and family. She will be remembered by her loved ones for her wisdom, advice and fortitude.
Family and friends are invited to visitation at the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Massachusetts Ave,
Arlington MA on Friday, December 16th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM and funeral service to be held at the Holy Cross Chapel, 50 Goddard Ave, Brookline MA on Saturday December 17 th 9:45 AM. Interment to follow in Edson Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Perkins School for the Blind, 175
North Beacon St, Watertown, MA 02472.

The family requests that attendees wear face masks.