Dorothy (Kerivan) Arduino, age 78 of Newton Centre, passed away on January 4, 2022. Beloved wife for 55 years of Gilbert Arduino. Loving mother of Elayne Fournier & husband Brian, Debra Hudak & husband Steven and Steven Arduino & wife Kimberly. Devoted aunt & soul mate to Maureen van Hoek & husband Jan, Eileen Conway, John Conway, Ricky Lambert, Jackie Lambert, Glenn Lambert & Linda Lambert, Mark Gregorio, Dana Gregorio, Michael Arduino, Alan Arduino Jr. and Dominic Arduino. Cherished 'Memaw" & "Granma" to Joseph & Jessica Fournier, Joshua & Victoria Hudak, Taylor Arduino, Lucas & Jan van Hoek and Kathryn & Tristan Conway. Dear sister of Donna & her husband Dick Lambert & Marianne Backaler. Loving sister-in-law to Roger Arduino, Alan & his wife Gail Arduino, and Thelma Gregorio.
Dorothy’s life was dedicated to her family and it is that love of family that provided her happiness throughout the years. She had a great gift for art; known for her beautiful paintings, artwork and custom crafts that were all created as personalized gifts to her family and friends. Dorothy’s love of travel brought her to become a travel agent in Newton offering others magnificent travel experiences that she herself loved. Her and Gil’s travels included Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Hawaii, St. Maartin, Bermuda, Aruba and many other exotic places and she always returned home with fabulous and, most often, funny stories of these adventures.
The true light of her life will always be her grandchildren as they brought her so much pride and joy. She loved them with all her heart.
Dorothy was loved and adored by anyone that knew her and she remains a gift to us all.
Family and friends are welcome to come celebrate Dorothy's life by gathering for Visiting Hours in the Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main St., Watertown, on Friday, January 7th from 4-7 pm. A funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Newton Centre, Saturday, January 8th at 10:30 am. Burial immediately following at Newton Cemetery.
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