FALL RIVER… Fernanda M. (Raposo) Arruda, 72, of Fall River passed away September 22, 2019 at Kimwell Nursing and Rehabilitation.
She was the loving wife of Arthur Arruda.
Born in Nordeste, St. Michael, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Ernesto and Maria de Conceicao (Medeiros) Raposo and had lived in Fall River since 1966.
Mrs. Arruda was a communicant of Espirito Santo Church, Fall River and had enjoyed knitting and sewing.
Along with her husband, survivors include her daughter: Mellisa Arruda of Tiverton; her sons: Michael J. Arruda of Florida and Leonard E. Arruda of Fall River; and her grandchildren: Cassandra, Zachary, Cierra and Sebastian. She was the grandmother of the late Adam Arruda.
Service to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 8 PM at South Coast Funeral Home, 1555 Pleasant St. Fall River, MA 02723. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 5 – 8 PM, Prior to the service. Cremation will follow.