Obituary of DEOLINDA ARRUDA
March 8, 1953 – July 11, 2021
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Deolinda Arruda on Sunday, July 11, 2021.
Deolinda was born in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal where she met and married her husband Jose. Soon after, they immigrated to Canada and settled in Winnipeg to raise their family.
Remaining to cherish her are daughters Gabriela (Guy), Paula (Jeff). Grandchildren Stephanie, Jennifer, Rachel, and Ryan. Sisters Ilda, Maria, Serafina (Gil), and brother Jose (Joanna). Many nieces and nephews as well as extended family and friends.
Deolinda is predeceased by her husband of 49 years Jose, her parents Serafina and Antonio Alves, and brother Manuel Alves.
The family wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the wonderful staff at St Joseph’s Personal Care Home where she received amazing care with the utmost kindness and respect.
A private service will be held at Cropo Funeral Chapel followed by Interment at Assumption Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Heart & Stroke foundation, or other charity of your choice.
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