AMATO, Assuntina (nee Stumpo) - December 19, 1914 - November 6, 2010 On the morning of a sunny and beautiful autumn day, our beloved Mother peacefully came to the end of her season surrounded by loved ones. Born in Rogliano, Cosenza, Italy, Assuntina came to Canada on November 10, 1959, She will be welcomed home by loving husband Luigi Amato (1969), daughter Carmelina Skalko (1993), son Santino Amato (1973), and daughter Annamaria Amato (1952). She will be warmly remembered by her children Giovanna Maione (Italo), Frank Amato (Rose), and Immacolata Lombardo (Mauro). Assuntina's legacy continues on through the lives of thirteen grandchildren, twelve great- grandchildren and four great-great- grandchildren. As the matriarch of the Amato and Stumpo families, we all honour her strong spirit, sense of humour, and loving dedication to caring for others. Visitation at Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Avenue East, Monday, November 8, 2010 and Tuesday, November 9, 2010 with hours from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A celebration of life service will be held at the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery.
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Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 8, 2010