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March 19, 1925 – January 16, 2017


Maria Jose Amaral passed away at her home in Somerville on January 16th, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the devoted wife of the  late Manuel Pimentel Amaral, loving mother of Almerinda Marques and her husband Abel, Esperanca Chaves and her husband Antonio, Angela Sanchez and her husband Ismael, Joe Amaral and his wife Ana, Mariana King and her husband James “Bim”, Luis Pimentel and his wife Donna, Daniel Amaral and his wife Marcia and the late Manuel da Cunha Pimentel and Jose Acuncao Amaral.  She is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 6 great - great grandchildren. Maria was pre-deceased by her sister Virginia de Jesus Cunha   She will be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.  Maria was born on the island of Santa Maria, Acores to her late parents Jose Soares Da Cunha and Mariana de Jesus, she arrived in Boston, MA on May 26th, 1966 with her husband and family.  She was a resident of Cambridge for several years before moving to Somerville in 1970.  


Visiting hour will be held at the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge St., in Cambridge on Friday, January 20th, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. 

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave., Cambridge, MA 02141 at 9:00 am.   

Following her funeral mass Maria will be laid to rest with her husband at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, 575 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA 02138.

The family would like to thank the staff of Mount Auburn Hospital and the VNA Hospice for their meticulous care.



# Aurelio Ferreira 2017-01-18 17:51
Os meus Sentidos Pesamos á Família ~ R. I. P
# Wehrmeister family 2017-01-18 20:09
Sorry for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sean has said only good things and I know he enjoyed spending time with her and the rest of the family. God Bless

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