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Charlene M. Cleveland

November 12, 2021


Charlene Mary Cleveland, of Fall River, Ma, formerly of Taunton, passed away on November 12, 2021.

Born in Taunton, the beloved daughter of the late Joseph Emery Amaral and Edna (King) Amaral. She was the cherished wife of Grover Cleveland, also of Fall River.

She attended Caswell School in East Taunton, and then attended Jesus Mary Academy in Fall River graduating in 1966. She received a bachelor's degree in Business Management from the Easten Nazarene College, graduating cum laude in Quincy, Ma. in 1993. She then attended Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, R.I. until she became ill.

Mrs. Cleveland was employed by various Insurance Companies during her career, including Aetna Life & Casualty, Firemans Fund, Cigna, and the Travelers Insurance Company. She held Claim Adjustors Licenses in the States of Rhode Island, Connecticut, Texas and New Hampshire. She was a Notary Public in the State of Massachusetts and was awarded the Marian Award, the highest award in Catholic Girl Scouting while attending high school.

She was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Taunton, where she was a volunteer in the CCD program. She enjoyed reading, Bingo and traveling with her husband.

Surviving in addition to her husband are her niece Janet Amaral, of Springfield, GA, niece and nephew Elaina and Alexander Amaral of Taunton, Joseph Amaral of OK, a great nephew, Frank Thomas Delong of GA; god son; Richard Lacroix of Taunton; cousin, Alaina Allik of CT, and several other cousins, aunts and a large extended family.

She was the sister of the late Marcus D. Amaral 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 4-7pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. Taunton.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 9am from the funeral home followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Holy Rosary Church, 80 Bay St., Taunton.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.

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November 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780

Funeral Mass
November 17, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Rosary Church, Taunton
80 Bay St
Taunton, MA

November 17, 2021

St. Joseph Cemetery
475 East Britannia Street
Taunton, MA 02780

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