Arnold A. Andrade

Date of Passing:

January 28, 2024

Andrade, Arnold A., 89, formerly of Pinecrest Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on January 28, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Adrith (Cioe) Andrade.
Born in Providence, a son of the late August and Emily (Motta) Andrade, he lived in Riverside for 66 years.

Mr. Andrade was an autobody technician for 40 years before retiring in 1990.

Arnold was a communicant of St. Brendan Church for 63 years and was also a member of the Holy Ghost Brotherhood Society. He enjoyed boating, flying and classical cars.

Besides his wife of 69 years, he is survived by three children, Deborah Aubin of Wesley Chapel, Fl, Doreen Andrade and her wife Patricia of Boca Raton, FL and Kenneth A. Andrade and his wife Leslie of Bristol; six grandchildren, Michelle, Kristin, Kenneth, Matthew, Sarah and Lucas; two great-grandchildren, Connor and Dalton; a sister, Marie Penn of East Providence and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Lillian Peterson.

Calling Hours will be held on Friday February 2, 2024 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 8:30-10 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Arnold’s memory to Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice of Portsmouth, 438 E. Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis TN, 38105-89959 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. So sorry to hear I remember your dad he was a great guy

  2. Deepest Sympathy to the family.
    Arnold was always a kind and gentle Soul.

  3. To the Andreade family you are in my thoughts and in my heart I know what a loss this is for you. Another one of the boat boys to share their jokes with my Jerry and Bob Pop they will take good care of him. With Love and wonderful memories

  4. I went to school with Debbie. I remember Mr. Andrade with great fondness. My sincere condolences.

    Dave Sanders

  5. Karen and I are so sorry to hear of Arnolds passing. We meet with both Arnold and Adrith at the park near the carousel for a few concerts. We would talk of the old days on the boat and share some funny stories of my father and Arnold. He was one of the nicest persons I ever meet and always good for a laugh. Our condolences to the family, he will be missed by all.

  6. Ardith, my friend Leslie and Ken my deepest sympathy. Love Pat Mckinnon

  7. Dear Adrith. So sorry for yout loss. May he R.I.P.

  8. Cheryl and I are so sorry for your loss. Arnold was always one of my favorite cousins because of his friendly nature and love of fast cars and boats. Our wish is for Adrith and her family to celebrate Arnold’s wonderful life and grieve only briefly in his passing.

    Gary and Cheryl Conti

  9. Dear Adrith and family: I am so sorry to hear about Arnold, he must be working with dad in the garage in heaven🙏. Thinking of you and praying for you and your family.💔
    Love Joyce Langlois

  10. Our deepest sympathies to Adrith and the family. Everyone loved Arnold and his great personality and fun attitude. A great loss to all who knew him.

  11. Ron and I are so sorry to hear the loss loss of Mr. Andrade. Our sincere condolences to the Andrade family.

  12. Dear Adrith, Debbie, Darlene and Ken- I’m so sorry to hear of Arnold’s passing. He was such a wonderful man. I’ll always remember his smile and laughter.
    Thinking of all of you….love, Chicky

  13. Dear Adrith,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Arnold’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Dear Adrith,and family.Im so sorry to hear Arnold has passed,I will always remember his smile,and his jokes,he brought laughter to every one he met.He leaves nothing but a joyful memory, in my heart,and soul.My God bless him,you,and your family forever.So sorry cuz.

  15. Ardith so very sorry to hear about your husband.
    You’re in my thoughts and prayers.
    May he rest in peace!🙏

  16. Our deepest sympathies to the entire Andrade family.

  17. My sincere condolences to the Andrade family on the loss of Mr. Andrade. May he rest in peace.

  18. I will miss you Cuz. Adrith sorry to hear he passed away. Loved that guy.And to the kids you are in my prayers.

  19. Ardith, I am sorry to hear of Arnold’s death. May he rest in peace. May memories help comfort you and your family.

  20. To Adrith, Ken, and the entire Andrade family I extend to you my deepest sympathy. May Arnold rest in eternal peace and may God bring you comfort during this difficult time.

  21. Adrith, Leslie and family… so very sorry to hear of Arnold’s passing…he was such a fun guy…my condolences to you all.. ♥️🙏Rest in Peace , Arnold…


  22. Doreen
    I am so sorry for your loss.

  23. Adrith, Deb and Family,

    I am so sorry to learn of Arnold’s passing. My deepest and heartfelt sympathies.


  24. Adrith, Kenny, Leslie, Doreen and the rest of the family,
    Mark and I are so sorry to hear of Arnold’s passing. We have many fond memories of Trojan Row on C Dock at Lavins Marina. Arnold and my Dad were such jokesters and I’m sure they are together joking with everyone. My Mom will be telling them to knock it off. Cherish those wonderful family memories as they will get you through the tough days ahead. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻
    Mark and Maureen Nolan

  25. So sorry to hear of your loss You will be remembered in my daily rosary

  26. I am so sorry to hear Uncle Arnold passed! I will remember him always with a smile and a joke to tell! Uncle Arnold and Aunt Adrith and cousins, you are in my prayers.

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