Aurelio C. Amaral, 80, of Lower Saucon Township, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He was the husband of Maria C. (Gomes) Amaral. He was born in Avanca, Portugal, on April 5, 1938 to the late Armando and Filomena (Costa) Amaral. Aurelio was a self-employed real estate investor. He was a longstanding member of the Portuguese American Club, Bethlehem.
In addition to his loving wife of 50 years; children: Sandra Amaral (Thomas H.) Roman of Wynnewood, Nancy Amaral (Charles J. II) Kauffunger of Potomac, Md., John Amaral of Derby, Conn.; sister: Maria Arabela (Manuel) Silva of Hellertown; grandchildren: William Alan, Trevor, Charles John, Kyla Isabel, Mary Rose.
Services will be private. There will be no calling hours. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Hellertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and/or the University of Pennsylvania Hospital Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, all care of the funeral home, 326 Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055.