Natalie McDermott, 68, of Wellington, passed away March 14,2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Visitation will be held at A Good Shepherd's Funeral Home located at 2716 West Oakland Park Blvd. in Oakland Park, Florida on March 21, 2017 from 9:30 - 11:30 am.
A funeral service will be held at the South Florida National Cemetery on March 21, 2017 at 1 pm with Father Rick Riccardi officiating. Burial will immediately follow. The address for South Florida National Cemetery is, 6501 N State Rd 7, Lake Worth, FL 33449.
Natalie was born in São Miguel, Portugal, to Antonio and Maria Amaral on May 18, 1948. She went to high school in Bedford, MA, and graduated in 1966. She retired from the United States Postal Service. As a friend of Bill W., she appreciated the life the fellowship provided her. She enjoyed collecting books and gardening.
Natalie is preceded in death by her parents, Maria and Antonio Amaral, and a sister, Gloria Rodrigues.
Natalie is survived by her husband James McDermott, of Wellington; son Eric McDermott; stepdaughter Rachel McDermott; stepson Josh McDermott; daughter-in-law Malinda Hartley-McDermott; sister Mary Cardoso; brother Manuel Amaral and his wife Jo Ann; brother Joseph Amaral; brother Edward Amaral and his wife Robin; two grandchildren Layla McDermott and Grey McDermott; and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County Hospice and Palliative Care Center at Good Samaritan Medical Center.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Hospice workers and personnel at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.