Dorothy Arruda, 87 of South Rose Street, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015 at Evergreen House Health Center. She was the wife of Manuel Arruda. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Constance (Curria) White. Besides her husband she leaves one son, David M. Arruda and his wife Rachael, two grandchildren, Jonathan Arruda and his partner Antonio Lacdao and Rebecca Arruda and her partner Ian Gagnon. She was the sister of the late Virginio White and Edward White. Her funeral and visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 8:30 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated.