ARRUDA, Timothy Arthur
49, of Saint Petersburg and formerly of New Bedford, MA, died unexpectedly November 14, 2017. Tim was born April 6, 1968 in New Bedford, MA, the cherished son of Arthur and Margaretha A. (Commandeur) Arruda. He was the beloved father of Deirdre and Margo Arruda; adored brother of Gary M. Arruda, Anne-Marie Alfonse, Pamela L. Arruda, and Tanya Dickson; loving uncle of Carla, Corey, Luke, Greta, Chase, and Connor. He is also survived by his great-niece, Layla. He will be remembered for his boisterous laughter, his infectious smile, and his dapper style. He brought light and kindness to everyone he met. In accordance with Tim's wishes, funeral services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, www.nami.org
. Arrangements are by the O'Neill Funeral Home, Middleboro, MA. To send condolences www.oneillfuneral.com