Maria L. (Medeiros) Amaral, 78 of Lawrence Dr. passed away Saturday August 13, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Weber M.D. Amaral. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores she was a daughter of the late Albino and Mariana (Bolarinho) Medeiros. Maria worked for Speidel for 30 years before retiring in 2000.
In addition to her husband she is survived by nine children Victor Amaral of East Providence, John Amaral and his wife Maryann of East Providence, Filomena Cole and her husband Mark of East Providence, Maria Matos and her husband Germano of Cranston, Susana Barbosa and her husband Carlos of Fall River, Luis Amaral and his partner Grace of East Providence, Joseph Amaral and his partner Steven of MA, Paul Amaral and his wife Martha of Rehoboth, and Weber Amaral of Warwick, two sisters Virginia Melo and Maria Novak both of Canada, one brother Mario Costa of Canada, sixteen grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Edward and Tony Medeiros.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday at 8:45 AM from the PERRY – McSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 4-7PM.