Christina M. Amaral, 88, of Pawtucket Avenue and formerly of Farmington Avenue, Cranston died Sunday January 18, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late Virgil Amaral.Born in Providence she was a daughter of the late Chester and Isabella (Rosco) Andrews.Mrs. Amaral was a Registered Nurse for Rhode Island Hospital and ended her career as an on sight nurse for Narragansett Brewery. She was a 1947 graduate of Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing and a member of the Rhode Island Hospital Nurses Alumni.She leaves two nieces Jane Amaral and her husband Joseph of Florida and Shelley Amaral of Portsmouth. Her funeral and visitation will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 12:00 PM. Burial will be private . In lieu of flowers contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906.