Jose do Carmo Amaral, 74

Oct 3, 2017

Jose do Carmo Amaral, 74, of North Dartmouth, passed away on October 1, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Maria da Missão Furtado (Clara) Amaral and the son of the late Rosa (Ferreira) and Mariano Amaral Morgado.

He was born in Povoação, St. Michael, Azores and had lived here since 1968. He was the proprietor of Paradise of Fashion for the past 30 years. Jose had previously worked for Knapp Shoes, Chamberlain and had been the owner of N.B. Fish Market.

He is survived by his wife Maria; daughter Susan Antunes and her husband Antonio of Dartmouth; son Michael Amaral and his wife Debra, of Dartmouth; four grandchildren, Christopher Antunes, Marissa Antunes, Abigail Amaral and Jessica Amaral; siblings Maria do Carmo Raposo and her husband Teofilio, and Claudina Cruz and her husband Jose; as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

His funeral will be held on Wednesday morning beginning in the Perry Funerla Home, 111 Dartmouth Street in New Bedford at 9:30 a.m., followed by a mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Mount Carmel at 10:30 A.M. Burial will immediately follow in Rural Cemetery.

Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford, MA 02740. Visit for condolences.