Antonio F. Amaral 63 passed away Tuesday November 8, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the son of Maria Madelena (Raposo) Amaral of New Bedford and the late Dionisio Amaral. He was born in St. Michael, Azores and had lived in New Bedford since 1973. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Antonio was a self employed maintenance man. Survivors include his mother, his brothers Jose Amaral of New Bedford, Mario Xavier of New Bedford, Eduardo Amaral of Maine, Joao Xavier of New Bedford, Dinisio Xavier of Fairhaven, Dinarte Xavier of New Bedford, Daniel Xavier of New Bedford, Henrique Xavier of New Bedford, Jaime Xavier of New Bedford; his sisters Aida daSilva of New Bedford, Asteria Raposo of New Bedford, Odelia Raposo of New Bedford, Lubelia DeCosta of New Bedford and Gloria Xavier of New Bedford. Also many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 8-10am Monday November 14, followed by his funeral mass at 10:30am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery.