OBITUARY

Maria Cecilia Amaral

May 23, 1935March 4, 2018

Maria Cecilia (Aguiar) Amaral, 82, of New Bedford passed away at St. Annes Hospital, Fall River on Sunday, March 4, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Manuel Amaral for 56 years. Born in St. Michael, Azores, she was a homemaker who came to the US at age 35 with her husband and sons. She enjoyed spending time with her family and crocheting. In addition to her husband she leaves behind her sons, Antonio Manuel Amaral and Mario Jorge Amaral and his wife, Jacqueline, all of New Bedford, her granddaughters, Jennifer and Sarah Amaral , both of New Bedford, and many nieces and nephews in Massachusetts, Canada and Azores.

Visiting Hours will be from 5:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

Her funeral will be Friday, March 9th at 9:00 AM from the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by a Mass at 10 AM in Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle St., New Bedford. Burial at Pine Grove Cemetery, New Bedford. Donations in memory of Maria Cecilia may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For on-line tributes, please visit www.rock-funeralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • The late Manuel Aguiar, Father
  • The late Maria (Pacheco) Aguiar, Mother
  • Manuel Amaral, Husband
  • Antonio Manuel Amaral, Son
  • Mario Jorge Amaral & his wife Jacqueline, Son
  • Jennifer Amaral, Granddaughter
  • Sarah Amaral, Granddaughter
  • She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Funeral Friday, March 9, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Friday, March 9, 2018
  • Burial Friday, March 9, 2018

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Biography

Maria Cecilia (Aguiar) Amaral, 82, of New Bedford passed away at St. Annes Hospital, Fall River on Sunday, March 4, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Manuel Amaral for 56 years. Born in St. Michael, Azores, she was a homemaker who came to the US at age 35 with her husband and sons. She enjoyed spending time with her family and crocheting.

In addition to her husband she leaves behind her sons, Antonio Manuel Amaral and Mario Jorge Amaral and his wife, Jacqueline, all of New Bedford, her granddaughters, Jennifer and Sarah Amaral , both of New Bedford, and many nieces and nephews in Massachusetts, Canada and Azores.

Visiting Hours will be from 5:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

Her funeral will be Friday, March 9th at 9:00 AM from the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by a Mass at 10 AM in Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle St., New Bedford. Burial at Pine Grove Cemetery, New Bedford. Donations in memory of Maria Cecilia may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For on-line tributes, please visit www.rock-funeralhome.com