Marie Amaral

Marie Eleanor Amaral

Resident of San Jose

July 27, 1921-Aug. 10, 2011

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, with family by her side. Marie was a 7th generation San Josean and attended St. Leo's Elementary, Notre Dame High School and San Jose State University. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Joseph "Bud" Amaral. She is survived by her 6 children, Steve, Joseph, Jerry, Leslie, Peg, and Chris, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

She enjoyed time with her family, gardening, knitting, volunteering, reading and her community at Holy Spirit Church.

Friends and family are invited to celebrate her life on Tuesday, August 16, 10:30am at Holy Spirit Church, 1200 Redmond Ave, San Jose, 95120. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hospice of the Valley or Holy Spirit Church.

Funeral Home

Lima Family Erickson Memorial Chapel
710 Willow Street San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 295-5160

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Aug. 16, 2011