Madeline A. (Daly) Arruda

Madeline A. (Daly) Arruda, 86, of Rochester died March 26, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital peacefully after a long illness.

She was the wife of Edmund F. Arruda.

Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Edward and Rose (Renault) Daly-Bouley, she lived in Rochester most of her life.

She was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in Rochester.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Edmund Arruda, Jr. and his wife Jeanne of Rochester; 2 daughters, Sandra Kamins and her companion Bob Shaughnessey of Clinton, MA and Deborah Norris and her husband Jeff of Essex, VT; 6 grandchildren, Heather Kamins and her husband Dimitri Labarge, Andrea Kamins, Kyle Norris, Lindsay Norris, Ryan Briggs and Alex Arruda; and several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Lillian Niles.

Her Funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9 AM from the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett, followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Center Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday from 5-8 PM. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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