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Ellen Joyce Amaral
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Ellen Joyce Amaral, 71, died Friday, Jan. 31 at Oak Valley Hospital, Oakdale.

She was born in Bluewater, New Mexico.

Mrs. Amaral was an Oakdale resident since 2007.

She worked at Hershey’s for many years and retired from there.

She is survived by her husband, Melvin Amaral; daughter, Melanie Amaral, son, Scott (Lisa) Amaral, all of Oakdale; grandchildren, Jackie and Justin Harris of Waterford, Christopher and Rachelle Amaral of Valley Springs; great-grandchildren, William, Kaylee and David Amaral of Valley Springs, and Justin Jr. and Jordan Harris of Waterford.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson.

The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader

Feb. 5, 2014