Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Anna Trudell
Anna M. Trudell, 91, of Everett St., Middletown died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday, September 10, 2018. Her husband Frank J. Trudell preceded her in death in 2002. They were married for 49 years.
Born in Newport RI on August 30, 1927 to Antonio J. Cruz and Edith F. Cruz.
Anna’s life was devoted to her family and her generous spirit was known to all. Wherever there was need, Anna was there to help. A devoted communicant at Jesus Saviour Church and did voluntary work on the Flowers and attended daily Mass.
She was a woman of character and as Proverbs 31 says "Who can find a virtous woman? Her price is far above jewels and her children rise up and called her Blessed". Her family was her love on earth . Her spirit was one of caring for everyone. She held the best Easter Egg hunts, Bingo games on Thanksgiving and loved her camping days at Miles Standish Camp grounds in Plymouth, Ma. Her whole being was dedicated to helping others, always helping others. Her faith was unwaveringly strong. If you had a prayer need, you called Anna. This is her rich heritage she left us, she modeled her strong sense of caring and doing for others. The mark has sunk deep and is carried on to the next generation.
Anna is survived by her sons, Frank P. Trudell, Robert A. Trudell and wife Deborah, Thomas J. Trudell and James Edward and her daughter Lorie A. Trudell: Eight grandchildren, 11 nieces and nephews. She is survived by her sister, Mary A. Roderiques.
She was a sister of the late John A. Cruz and Rose E. DaCruz.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9am, Friday, September 14, 2018 at Jesus Saviour Church, Newport. Burial will be held in St. Columba Cemetery, 465 Brown’s Lane, Middletown.
Donations may made to Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice. 1184 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871 or to the Middletown Rescue Wagon Fund, 239 Wyatt Rd, Middletown, RI 02842.
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