Lawrence R. Amaral


Lawrence R. Amaral, 82, died December 7, 2012. He was the beloved husband for 56 years of Frances V. (Murphy) Amaral.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Lawrence T. and Mary Ellen (McKenna) Amaral. He has been a resident of Warwick for 47 years. Mr. Amaral was employed with Texaco in Providence for over 29 years. He managed the heating equipment warehouse until he became terminal manager where he retired in l992. He was a member of the New England Antique Racers and was an avid NASCAR Racing fan. He enjoyed going fishing on Limey’s boat. Larry also loved meeting with his best friends for their weekly coffee chats.

Besides his wife, he leaves a son, John M. Amaral of Warwick, two daughters, Donna M. Amaral of Cranston and Jean M. Croteau and her husband, Daniel of Warwick. He was the grandfather of Krysta and Katelynn Amaral and great grandfather of Ayden Amaral.

His funeral will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions to American Heart Association 1 State St., Ste. 200, Providence RI, 02908. Information and condolences, visit


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