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Saldanha, Arnold James

January 2, 1938 — May 18, 2022

Arnold Saldanha passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the age of 84 years.

Arnold was a musician all his life. He played several instruments and led his own band “The Revivals” for many years. He was a very jovial person and always joked around.

Arnold is survived by his nieces and nephews, Roy Simmons, Amber D’Souza, Linnet D’Sa, Rod Simmons, Calvin Quadros, and Glenda Ruuska.

A Visitation will take place at Pierson’s Funeral Home (4121 – 17 Avenue SE, Calgary), on Thursday May 26, 2022 from 6-7 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held for Arnold at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church (7103 – 20A Street SE, Calgary) on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Mountain View Memorial Garden Cemetery following the service. With a reception to follow the interment at Pierson’s Funeral Home (4121 – 17 Avenue SE, Calgary).

For those who are unable to attend the Funeral Mass in person, you may join the family on Friday, May 27, 2022 starting at 10:50 a.m. via livestream at the following link:

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Arnold to the Alberta Diabetes Foundation at

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