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Joaquim M. (Jack) Arruda, 81

Joaquim M. (Jack) Arruda, 81, of Milford, passed away surrounded by his family on November 25th at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.

  Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, he was the son of the late Manuel and Maria (Moriera) Arruda, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1961 and moved to Milford in 1973.  He was the husband of 29 years to Maria de Gloria (Cordeiro Machado) Arruda.

  In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Denis Arruda and his wife Holly of Charlton, and Suzette M. Arruda and her husband Jeffrey Stamler of Milford. His step-children, Nelson Pacheco of Mendon, Suzanna Pacheco and her spouse Amarildo of Miflord, Odete Pacheco of Azores, Portugal, and Grimoalda Pacheco and her spouse Wellington of Milford. He was the brother of Duarte Arruda of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Matthew and his wife Alison Arruda, Nicholas Arruda, Ariana and Alicia Pacheco, Danielle Magalhaes, and Gabriella Inacio, and 1 great-grandson, Lincoln M. Arruda. He was predeceased by his wife Maria de Lourdes (Furtado) Arruda, his brothers Manuel, Joao, Jose, Antonio, Henrique and Tiberio Arruda, and his sister Maria.

      He was a member of the Milford Portuguese club and a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church.

  Visiting hours at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford, will be held on Friday, November 29th, 2019, from 4-7PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 10:00AM at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Winter St., Milford. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Guest Book

Good morning I just found out the passing of your father he was my first cousin sorry for your loss may God comfort you and your sister, Rest In Peace Joaquim 🙏
Maria Cordeiro from Winnipeg

Dear Suzette and Denis, Sending you both my heart felt condolences in the loss of your beloved Dad, May his Soul Rest In Peace. Love Anna Pires
Anna Pires

Prayers for you and your family.
Darryl and Christine

So sorry for your loss
Armando Sodano

Suzette, I'm so sorry for your loss. Guida Botelho
Guida Botelho

Meus sentimentos ! Suzaninha ! Que Deus conforte seu coração e de família !
Neusa G Soares

Our deepest sympathies on your loss. Sending hugs
Connie & Jose DelRio

Suzette Arruda and family,I’m sorry for your loss🙏🙏🙏
Amarildo Silva Magalhães

Dear Dennis and Holly We are so sorry for your loss Love Karen and Tm
Karen and Tum Fleury

Our thoughts and prayers to all the family Rest In Peace senhor jack Carlos & Adelina
Adelina Teixeira

Deborah Machado Costa . May you rest in peace. To the his Childreen my couisons I an sorry for your loss to his wife Gloria prima I am so sorry . HUGS. Deborah Machado Costa 220 Mulberry st Fall River Mass 02721
Deborah Machado Costa

Our thoughts & prayers are w/the family at this difficult time🙏📿 RIP senhor Joaquim Clara,Bruce & Aiden
Maria Morrison

My deepest sympathy to the whole family 😇🙏
Ana DeMoura Caldas

Rest peacefully Mr. Arruda. Sending our love and condolences to your family.
Wendy and Gary Donnellan

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