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Josephine (Cavallaro) Amaral, age 85, passed away peacefully on October 28 at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth, Mass.
The daughter of the late Salvatore and Giuseppina (Quattrocchi) Cavallaro, Josie was born and raised in Lawrence, Mass., before moving to Falmouth, where she resided for the past 20 years.
She is survived by her husband, Manuel, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. She leaves behind four daughters, Anita DeMarco from Winterhaven, Fla., Joyce Seaver and her husband, Wallace from Webster, Mass., Carol Amaral-Ly and her husband, Phuoc from Hockessin, Del., and Linda Amaral-Zettler and her husband, Erik from Den Burg, Netherlands.
She also leaves her Goddaughter, Joyce Ann Johnson from Bainbridge, N.Y., several nieces and nephews, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Josie treasured time with her family and enjoyed playing her mandolin, listening to music, and cooking.
Calling hours will be on Saturday, November 4, at Chapman, Cole, and Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Highway (Route 28), West Falmouth, MA 02541, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 167 East Falmouth Highway, East Falmouth, MA 02536.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Neighborhood Falmouth, P.O. Box 435, Falmouth, MA 02541 or at www.neighborhoodfalmouth.org/get-involved.html.
For online guestbook and directions, visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com.
Published on  November 1, 2017
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