Catherine M. Arruda


Catherine M. Arruda

family historian

Catherine M. (Richard) Arruda, 87, died November 25, 2011 at the home of her sister-in-law, Regina B. Richard. She was the wife of the late Joseph Arruda for 28 years

Born in Warwick, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Glynn) Richard. Mrs. Arruda had been a jewelry worker at Trifari & Sons for 42 years. She was the family historian and enjoyed sending birthday cards to family members.

She was the sister of Charles V. Richard of Narragansett, Harriet Corpening of Florida and the late Albert, Bernard, Edward, John and Joseph Richard, Genevieve (Downey) Titus and Mary (Albertigo) Wilson.

Her funeral was held Nov. 28 from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Clement Church, Long St. Burial was in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

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