St. Leo the Great Catholic Church
335 Springdale Ave., Winston-Salem NC 27104
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Jul 31, 1941 - Jul 15, 2014
Mrs. Joan M. Arundale, of Winston-Salem, formerly of Warwick, RI, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Mrs. Arundale was born to James Francis Gill and Catherine McFadries Gill in Boston, MA. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI. She was a schoolteacher in the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island and Warwick Public Schools for 32 years. In retirement, Mrs. Arundale relocated with her husband to Winston-Salem to be closer to their son. Mrs. Arundale was an avid reader and, as those who knew her can attest, a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox. Mrs. Arundale was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin E. Arundale, Jr., and is survived by her son, Matthew Arundale of Winston-Salem, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29, at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Winston-Salem. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either of Mrs. Arundale’s favorite charities: the Salesian Missions at www.salesianmissions.org or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.