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Obituary for Antonio Jose Amaral

Antonio Jose Amaral, 85, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, August 11th, surrounded by his loving family.

Antonio was born on April 26, 1932, in Sao Miguel, Azores Islands, Portugal. He came to the United States in 1960 and resided in the Ironbound section of Newark before moving to Montville in 1987. He worked in construction and then founded the Cedar Concrete Construction Company in 1968, which he owned with his son Carlos.

Antonio was a member of the Club Acores in Newark and was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church also of Newark, where he was involved in several organizations.

Antonio is survived by his beloved wife Maria Armanda ; devoted and loving father to Tony and his wife Isabel and Carlos and his wife Katia; cherished grandfather to Lauren and her husband Jon, Matthew and his wife Sylvia, Kylie and Carter; dear brother of Eduarda Santos, Virginio Amaral, Jose Canica and Fernanda Rainha and the late Joao Amaral.

Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the Funeral on Wednesday, August 16 at 8:30 am at the Buyus Funeral Home, 426 Lafayette St., at Wilson Ave., Newark. Thence to Our Lady of Fatima Church, Newark, where at 9:30 am the Funeral Mass will be offered. Entombment Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington, NJ. Visitation, Tuesday, August 15 from 5 – 9 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society would be graciously appreciated.

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Buyus Funeral Home

426 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07105





8:30 AM
Buyus Funeral Home

426 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07105

Funeral Mass




9:30 AM
Our Lady of Fatima Church

82 Congress Street
Newark, NJ 07105

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum

340 Ridge Rd
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society


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