Denise Kathleen Kidd, 54, of Springdale, died Sunday, January 24, 2021 at her home. She was born August 21, 1966 in Whittier, California to Frank Joseph and Dolores Elaine (Goodness) Verucchi.
Denise was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tontitown, since age 3 where she was baptized, confirmed, received her first sacrament, and married her husband, Michael Thomas Kidd on June 13, 1992. More recently she has been very involved in coordinating and serving with Adoration.
Denise moved and traveled extensively for her husband’s work including time in Chesterfield, Missouri and then Starkville, Mississippi where they raised their family. She was always busy in her children’s lives serving on PTA Council, Boy Scouts, church activities, and attending their sporting and school events. Denise and her family returned to Northwest Arkansas in 2010. She enjoyed her many travels to places including Scotland, Israel, Italy, Czech Republic, Croatia, Germany, France, Herzegovina, and the Virgin Isles.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by three children, Michael Thomas Kidd, Jr. and wife Hadley, James Daniel Kidd, Mary Margaret Kidd; one brother, Frank Verucchi; four sisters, Cindy Glory, Diana Trailer, Sabrina Ruddick and Tammy Fortner. Denise was preceded in death by her father on Thursday, January 21.
Recitation of the Rosary will be 9:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 26, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 39, Tontitown, AR 72770.