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Obituary: Jeannette L. (Picard) (Herbert) Arruda, 93

Jan 03, 2017 06:51AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Jeannette L. (Picard) (Herbert) Arruda

Dracut, MA - Jeannette L. (Picard) (Herbert) Arruda, 93, died peacefully on her birthday, December 28th, at her home, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Herbert and the late Joseph Arruda. 

Jeannette was born in Lowell, MA on December 28, 1923, a daughter of the late George and Irene (Parent) Picard. 

For many years she worked as a inspector for Raytheon.

Jeannette is survived and will be deeply missed by her son, Joseph L. Herbert and his wife Juliette of Dracut; five grandchildren, Joseph M. Herbert, Daniel Herbert and his wife Tina, Steven, Christine and Debra Byrne and her wife Brie; seven great-grandchildren, Daniel, Ryver, Ashley, Jacob, August, Joseph and Jennifer.

She was predeceased by her son Norman Herbert.

ARRANGEMENTS: At the families request there are no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to her committal service on THURSDAY, January 5th at 1 p.m. in the St. Joseph's Cemetery Chapel in Chelmsford. The family request's that all flower donations be sent to the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT to then be transported to the chapel. To leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit, or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home.”
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