Mary Louise Amaral Hammond

Mary Louise Amaral Hammond, 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late James Hammond and the late Manuel J. Amaral.  Born in Fall River, Ma. she was a daughter of the late Joao and Mary (Souza) Souza.  Mrs. Hammond worked in the housekeeping department at Rhode Island Hospital before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Brendan’s Church and was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus. She leaves one son, John A. Amaral and his wife Lisa of Warwick, one daughter, Louise Turner and her husband Christopher of Colorado, one grandson, Heath Bennett of Colorado, one sister, Alice Pisarczyk and her husband Andrew of Tiverton, two stepsons, James Hammond and John Hammond and eight step grandchildren. She was the stepmother of the late Patricia McCoy.  Her funeral services will be private. Contributions to the Alzheimers Association would be appreciated.