March 3, 2005, beloved husband of Ann (Mangione) Amato; father of Susanne (Dennis) Cardarella, Anthony (Diane) Amato, Denise (David) Amico; grandfather of Stephanie, Jennifer Cardarella, Danielle, Anthony Amato Jr., and Kristen Amico; brother of Mary Palumbo. Family present to receive friends Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the PERNA-PELLEGRINO FUNERAL HOME, 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave.), where Funeral Services will be held Monday at 8:45 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Margaret's Church at 9:30 AM. Entombment at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Amato was an active member of the St. Margaret's Seniors.