Sadie (Rogers) Amaral, 83, of Fall River, a retired city employee, died Thursday, October 13, 2016 at home. She was the wife of the late Norman L. Amaral. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Michael C. and Sadie (Santos) Rogers; she was a lifelong resident of Fall River and a communicant of Holy Ghost Church in Tiverton. Mrs. Amaral worked for the Fall River Public Schools as a cafeteria worker at A.S. Letourneau School and as a garment worker at the former Har-Lee Mfg. She is survived by a son, Michael J. Amaral, Sr. of Fall River; a brother, Sylvester Rogers of Tiverton, RI; three grandchildren, Christopher Norman Amaral, Michael Joseph Amaral, Jr. and Matthew Richard Amaral; two great-grandchildren, Jayden Norman Amaral and Emma Elizabeth Amaral; and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Joseph Michael Amaral and Diane Lynn Amaral; and the sister of the late Manuel C. Rodgers. Her funeral will be held Tuesday, October 18th at 9 a.m. from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 2064 South Main Street, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Ghost Church, Judson St., Tiverton. Calling hours Monday 5 - 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. www.oliveirafuneralhomes.com .
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