Vincent Ernest Amato , passed away June 5th, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born April 1, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, son of Salvatore and Laura Amato, he lived his childhood years in New York, adult life in Belmont and Waltham, MA and his senior years in Kissimmee, FL. He was a past commodore of the Watertown Yacht Club as well as a member of the Veterans Club of Solivita. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Sarah Amato, five sons, Paul and wife Pat of Farmington, CT, Carl and friend Lori Rounds of East Taunton, MA, John and wife Nancy of Ridgefield, CT, Vincent and friend Kevin Brodie of Atlanta, GA, and Michael Amato and wife Erin of Santa Cruz, CA, daughter Jean Marie and husband Bobby Manzoor of Lawrence ville, GA. Grandchildren Sarah, David, Bobby, Carrie, Ross and Alissa Amato, Bilal, Leena, Mahlia, Usman, Umar and Selima Manzoor; great grandchild Jeremiah Rowland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veterans Club of Solivita Honor Guard, P.O.Box 581770, Poinciana, Florida 34758. A memorial service will take place at 2PM on Saturday, June 11, at Grissom Funeral Home, 803 Emmett Street in Kissimmee.
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Published in The Belmont Citizen-Herald from June 7 to June 14, 2011