Antone “Tony” Amaral, 77

Feb 12, 2019

Antone "Tony" Amaral, 77 of Dartmouth, died Saturday, February 9, 2019 at home following a period of declining health. He was born in Povoacao, St. Michael, Azores, coming to this country in the1950's and resided in Dartmouth for 41 years. He was the son of the late Manuel and Georgiana (Lopes) Amaral and the husband for 54 years of Patricia P. (Medeiros) Amaral.

Antone was formerly employed by Angelo's Seafood in Seekonk as a fish cutter until his retirement. He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church.

In his youth, he played soccer for the St. Michael Club. Tony was an avid fan of Benfica, the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.

Survivors include his wife: Patricia P. (Medeiros) Amaral of Dartmouth; son: Dean M. Amaral and his wife Kelly of Panama City, Florida; brothers: Manuel Amaral and his wife Olga of New Bedford and David Amaral of New Bedford; 4 grandchildren: Austin Amaral, Ethan Amaral, Erik Carvalho and Ava Amaral; Several nieces and nephews. He was the brother in law of Alice Amaral and the late Mary Amaral. He was the father of the late Scott M. Amaral and brother of the late Arthur Amaral, Deodato "Theodore" Amaral and Aldina.

Everyone is invited to St. Julie Billiart Church, Slocum Road, North Dartmouth, Friday, February 15, 2016 for a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10:00. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Southcoast Hospice Visiting Nurse Association, 200 Mill Road, Suite 120 Fairhaven, MA 02719. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home, 129 Allen Street. For online guestbook, directions and additional information, please visit