Ronald Arruda, Sr., 63, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Ronald Arruda, Sr., 63, Watertown, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

A calling hour will be held 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

He was born Aug. 6, 1956, in Watertown, a son to Frank and Beverly Gardner Arruda.

He married Nancy Parker on Sept. 5, 2013, in Watertown.

Ronald enjoyed playing the lottery, taking long walks and going to dinner and the movies.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy, Watertown; his children, Jamie Roshia; Jason Roshia, Jennifer Arruda, Crystal McCormick, Ronald Arruda, Jr., and Sarah (Jeff) DuLude, 21 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; a brother, Stephen Arruda, and three sisters, Donna, Robin and Cathy Arruda; a brother-in-law, Earl Parker; and two sisters-in-law, Linda Christman and Judith Diet

Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother, Anthony Arruda.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

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