Francis “Frankie T” Amaral, 72 passed away Monday October 9, 2017 at RI Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Providence he was a son of the late Joseph and Georgina (Medeiros) Amaral. He worked as a carpenter for many years, and enjoyed archery, shooting pool, dancing and making people laugh. He is survived by his two daughter Rhonda and Robin Amaral both of East Providence, one brother Joe Amaral of Coventry, and two grandsons John Rodrigues and Timothy McGurn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday October 13, 2017 at 11 AM in St. Martha’s Church 2595 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be made to the RISPCA 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI 02915. Arrangements by the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME.