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Jack Amaral

Jack Amaral

May 29, 2024

Jack Amaral

AMARAL, Jack – A resident of Mount Forest, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Carole Amaral (2019). Father of Sandy and her husband Dave Desmarais of London, Kim and her husband Herb Gibson of Mount Forest, Kevin Amaral and his wife Lylah of Waterloo, and Dorothy Chapman of Kapuskasing. Cherished grandfather of Adrian Desmarais and Lynn, Eric Desmarais and Katie, Jennifer Baia and Junior, Derek Gibson and Kristina, Corrie Menzies and Joshua, Justin Amaral and Anny, Nicole Amaral, Phil Chapman and Hailey, and Brett Chapman; and great-grandfather of Julia, Livia, Ava and Judah Baia, Rose, Eve, Jack and Myah Menzies, Aubrey Gibson, Scarlett and Josie Chapman, and Rogue Desmarais. Survived by his siblings: Vivian Wagner and Bud, Louisa Greenhouse, and Robert Amaral and Penny; sister-in-law Barb Burrows; and brother-in-law Barry Jeffcoat. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Gladys (Byat) Amaral, great-granddaughter Grace Menzies, sister Joan Jeffcoat and brother-in-law John Greenhouse. 

Jack was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Mount Forest and built the cross in the sanctuary and entrance, among other things. He was a skilled and passionate woodworker. Jack was a long-time employee at IGA and L&M, working as a butcher.

A private service will be held with inurnment in Mount Forest Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jack are asked to consider First Baptist Church. Donations and online condolences may be made at www.englandfuneralhome.com


So Sorry for your loss.Your Dad was a good friend to Hap & I for 60+ yrs.I loved him like a brother and I’m going to miss him.Lots of great memories of great times over the years.Thank you for being my friend.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.Love yu Hugs Glady.

— Gladys Stubbs, June 7, 2024

Kim, Herb and family,
Our deepest sympathy to you all
Brian Plume & Tamara Bondy

— Brian Plume, June 3, 2024

My deepest sympathy to the family.

— Mary Jo Chapman, June 2, 2024

Kim and family
We were so sorry to hear about your dad. Always enjoyed our chats in the break room at Freiburgers
Susan Hayward and Don Koehler

— Susan Hayward, June 2, 2024

Sorry for your loss Kim and Herb, also to the families of jack. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

— Karen Switzer, May 31, 2024

Jack was a super nice guy to work with at the old Freiburgers store. Sorry to hear of his passing.

— Dean Berkers, May 31, 2024

I am so sorry to read this. You will be in my thoughts

— Barb Leigh, May 31, 2024

Contact Info

294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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