Arni Hjalmtyr Thorarinson

December 12, 1934 to December 13, 2016


Arni Hjalmtyr Thorarinson


Passed on December 13, 2016

Arni Hjalmtyr Thorarinson (formerly of Toronto, ON) passed away peacefully in his 83rd year at St. Clare’s Hospital with his family by his side.  Left to celebrate his life are his wife of 54 years, Diana, son Torfi (Katrina), and granddaughter Paulina, all of St. John’s.  Survived by his brother, Brian Thorarinson (Madeline), and son Stefan in Toronto, as well as several nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss his bright smile and warm personality.  Visitation will be held at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday, December 29, from 2 to 4 PM, and 7 to 9 PM.  A funeral service will be held at Carnell’s Memorial chapel on December 30, at 2 p.m.  Inurnment will follow in Ontario at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of Arni’s favourite charities, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society of Canada.



2-4 p.m. on December 29, 2016

7-9 p.m. on December 29, 2016

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Friday December 30th

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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To:Diana & Family
So sorry to read about the passing of Arni in the Toronto Star.
We thought about both of you after you left Totonto, many Times
Lucy & Fred King
Kipling Ave.

Last week Beth and I were just talking about Arni and the family. He was a bright spark and a great neighbour. always a smile and an encouraging word.
Please accept our heartfelt condolences at for your loss.

Sincerely. Garry and Beth Oman

To the Thorarinson family: Our thoughts are with you at this time

So sorry to hear the passing of Arni. He will be missed especially by his brother, Brian.
From his friends in Toronto. Bob & Eleanor Harris