Donna M. Arnado

Donna M. Arnado, 43, of Rutland died Monday, November 26, 2012, in Rutland Town.

She was born on Feb. 20, 1969, in Rutland, the daughter of Raymond F. Jr. and Mary Jane (Savage) Austin.

Mrs. Arnado attended Christ the King School and Mount Saint Joseph Academy.

She married Paul E. Arnado on July 11, 1992, in Proctor.

Mrs. Arnado had been employed as a one-to-one aide by the Community Access Program (CAP) and for the last several years by the Specialized Community Care in Middlebury.

She enjoyed watching her kids' sporting events.

Mrs. Arnado had volunteered at the Rutland Mission for several years.

Survivors include her husband Paul; two daughters, Ashley Ann Arnado and Heather Lynn Arnado, and a son Paul Edward Arnado Jr., all of Rutland; a sister, Mary Kathryn "Katie" Blake and her husband Dan of Proctor; two brothers, Louis "Tom" Austin of Proctor, and John "Jack" Austin and his wife Lauren of Rutland; maternal grandmother Mary Savage of Rutland; two granddaughters, Alexis Marie McGraw and Makenzie Rell Atwood, both of Rutland; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her father in 1981, and her mother in 1992.

Friends may call on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Aldous Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Specialized Community Care at P.O. Box 578, East Middlebury VT 05740.

Published in Rutland Herald on Nov. 28, 2012