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Domingos Arruda

02/16/1940 - 10/19/2022


Obituary For Domingos Arruda

Domingos (Domenic) F. Arruda, 82, of Warren, RI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. He was the husband of Aida C. Arruda, whom he was married to for 53 years. Born in Santa Barbara in St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Manuel and Mariana (Carreiro) Arruda.

Domingos came to America in 1967 and worked various jobs in pursuit of the American Dream. He worked most extensively as a jewelry caster for R&J Manufacturing for over 30 years, retiring in 2007. He was a Communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church. In his spare time, he focused much of his attention on his beloved garden and numerous fruit trees. He took great pride in his harvest throughout the season of various vegetables, fruits and berries.

Apart from his wife , he is survived by his son, Stephen C. Arruda and partner Mary Kue of Riverside, RI, brother, Antonio Ferreira of Warren, RI, and sister, Maria do Carmo Mello of Battlefield, MO.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 4-7PM in Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren, RI. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 9AM, from Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren,RI followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Avenue, Warren, RI. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI.

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  • 10/26/2022

    Auntie Aida & Stephen; I am so sorry to hear about Domingos. It was fun to talk to him outside in the summer. He always said hi and kept me up to date with the need to know. I will miss seeing him. Stephanie DaPonte

  • 10/21/2022

    Tio Domingos, how you reminded me sooo much of your dad my late Grandfather. May the Lord find you a garden up in Heaven. Peace and Love from your family here in Missouri to Tia Aida and cousin Steve.

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