Antonio Fernando Arruda

June 18, 2013 18 Condolences Print Obituary

May 6, 1964 - June 16, 2013

On June 16, 2013 Tony Arruda of Edmonton passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family and friends at the age of 49 years.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 26 years, Brenda; two sons: Kevin (Emily) and Shawn; his mother Maria Natalia; two sisters: Maria Fatima (Antonio) and Elsa (Roy) as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his father Joao Luis and his brother John Paul (Barb).

Prayers
6:00PM Thursday June 20, 2013
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Church
12311-55 Street Edmonton, AB

Mass of Christian Burial
10:00AM Friday June 21, 2013
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Church
12311-55 Street Edmonton, AB

Interment
St. Michael's Cemetery

Memorial Donations
Cross Cancer Institute
11560 University Ave NW  Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2

  1. Praying for strength and healing for the
    entire Arruda family. Our thoughts and prayers
    are with you all. Tony was a great man who was
    has made heaven a better place!!

  2. Tony was a very special man. He was very gentle and soft spoken, never judging others. He welcomed everyone with open arms. He will be missed by all knew him. Thoughts, prayers and condolences are with his family at this difficult time. RIP Tony!

  3. To Brenda and all the Arruda family and friends

    Sending you all my dearest condolences on the loss of my dearest friend Antonio. He will always be in my hart and never be forgotten I love you Tony the tiger.

  4. Dear Brenda & Family & Nornie:

    My heartfelt condolences, prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this most difficult time. Tony will be sadly missed.

    All My Love,
    God Bless,

    Aunt Nancy
    xxxxxxx

  5. OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY, YOU ARE IN OUR PRAYERS

  6. My sincere condolences to you all. I worked with Tony for 4 years and he will be missed. A very good person who was always giving. May you always have the memories you have built together and Tony may you rest in peace.

  7. My condolences to Antonio family on this time of sorrow, our prayers are with you,may the Lord comfort You.

  8. To the entire Arruda family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    For Tony; you will always be in my heart and I will never forget you. You are my brother and I will miss you dearly. I’ll never forget the great times we had and everything you’ve done for me.

    Rest in Peace, Love You Tony the Tiger

  9. Our thought’s and Prayer’s are with you all at this sad time. And may you find strength in each other to help you through.
    RIP Tony.

    Love Uncle Bobbie Aunt Chris Nigel & Nicola
    xoxox

  10. To the Arruda family,

    what can I say! tony was one of the best man I met in my life, a true trooper, a good husband, a loving dad.

    I will never forget you kindness towards everybody, always there to help!

    thanks for being there for my family.

    Tony I will never forget you! you showed me a lot of things

    thanks for being a friend!!!

    To Brenda, Kevin , Shawn and all the family, my prayers and thought`s are with you! I will always be there for you guys.

    Alex (neibourg)

  11. I am very sorry
    to hear about ur loss,
    My condolences to you
    & your family
    No words can make
    a passing of a loved one
    easy to understand,
    But ur Friends r here
    to help u if u need it.

  12. I will miss you my Godfather. I will always remember and cherish the memories we shared. You are an amazing cousin that I picked to be my godfather. Although we lived a busy life, we never had enough time to spend together. You will be sadly missed.

    My prayers and thoughts are with Brenda and your family.

    Rest In Peace Godfather Tony
    Love you

    From Roger Meneses and family.

  13. Brenda, Kevin and Shawn very sorry to hear the loss of a great special man. Tony was very caring and giving. I will never forget the friendship he and I shared. I will miss you my friend. Tony le petit tigre.

  14. If greatness is measured by the number of lives a man touched then Tony was truly a great man. Our thoughts and prayers are with Brenda, Kevin, Shawn and Norman during this sad time. We are deeply sorry for your loss. Tony will be missed by everyone that knew him.

    Love
    Peter, Clare, Scott, Steve and Tracey

  15. A wonderful loving man who cared deeply for his family and friends. You will be sadly missed Tony but never ever forgotten..
    Im our hearts, Marilyn, Derek and Gareth.

  16. Dear Brenda, Kevin, Shawn, & Family,
    Our deepest condolences go out to you & all your family.
    Words can’t begin to express how sorry we are for the heartbreak you are all going through. Tony was a good kind hearted & caring man.
    He will be deeply missed. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. May all your wonderful memories of him give you the strength you need to get through this most difficult time.
    Cathy, Mike, & Bryce.

  17. To All the Arruda Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. May you find comfort in knowing that Tony is in a better place free from suffering and pain. May God give you the strength and courage to continue with your lives with the love and support of your family and friends. Tony was a good friend and we will miss him. Rest in peace Tony the Tiger!

  18. Brenda, Shawn, Kevin and family:

    We still can’t believe our best friend is gone after 32 years of cherished memories. Driving to Leduc for coffee, camping trips, horseback riding, Disneyworld, Disney Cruise, Vegas and so many more that we will cherish. Our families have always been like one and now there is a deep hole in our hearts to lose someone who was always been considered family.

    Tony, you have always opened the door for anyone needing help, renovations or to share your life. Your laughter, kindness and adventurous personality will be so missed. You fought a battle with such courage and hope that you are an inspiration to others around you. We love you to the bottom of our hearts and our adventures do not end here as we know we will be together again as two families who are one. May you be at peace with joy and happiness in your heart that you are loved by many.

    We love the Arruda family and will always be here for you all.

    Love the Cordeiro’s forever,

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