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Sept. 20, 1930 – March 7, 2020
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Clarence Amaral, 89 years old, went home to the Lord on March 7, 2020, with his family at his side. Clarence was born in Santa Clara, CA on September 20, 1930 to Joseph and Angelina Amaral. He was one of eight children. Clarence married Betty Pimentel on April 12, 1953 and served in the Army from December 1953 to December 1955. Together he and Betty raised five daughters and enjoyed over 66 years together. Clarence was employed at Hershey Foods for over 40 years. He was an avid San Francisco 49er and San Francisco Giants fan. He enjoyed his 14 grandchildren and his 18 great grandchildren. He looked forward to his yearly trips to Nevada to visit family and in his later years his trips to the mountains to cut wood.
He is survived by his wife, Betty and his daughters Patty Traini (Tony), Liz Amaral (Rob), Joann Amaral (Bart), Mary Jones (Dennis) and Angie McDonald (Scott), his 14 grandchildren and his 18 great grandchildren, his sisters Mary Nunes, Elaine Cordier, Lucille Deniz and Delores McAndrews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Angelina Amaral, his daughter Clara Ann Amaral and his brothers Joe, Tony, and Joaquin Amaral.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 17 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Oakdale Memorial Chapel with a Rosary at 6 p.m. Funeral mass will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oakdale, CA at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18 followed by burial at Oakdale Citizens Cemetery.
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March 11, 2020