MARIE L. AMATO (nee Gravino) age 89, beloved wife for 68 years of the late Frank; loving mother of Frank C. (wife Michelle), Louise Burns (husband Richard) and Gary (wife Christine); devoted grandmother of Lauren Rioux (husband Matt), Jacqueline Blasik (husband Randy), Valerie Ballou (husband Ryan), Allyson Utley, Christina Pritt (husband Robert), Timothy Burns, Richard Burns (wife Becky), Samantha and Rachel and great-grandmother of 17; dear aunt, great-aunt and cousin of many.
Marie was born on January 3, 1929 in Cleveland and passed away on April 26, 2018. She was a resident of Mentor, formerly of Willoughby. Marie was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and previously of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She was a member of ISDA University Lodge 192. Marie worked for Fisher Foods, General Electric and Bailey Meter as an assembler. She loved bocce, bowling, ceramics and cooking. Marie will be remembered most as a devoted wife and mother who was determined, strong-willed and outgoing. She was graceful, full of life and a beautiful person inside and out. Marie was a friendly woman with a sense of humor and will be dearly missed.
Contributions may be made in memory of Marie to Bella Care Hospice 1933 St. Rt. 45 Austinburg, OH 44010 or to the ISDA University Lodge 192 Scholarship Fund 6571 Queens Park Ave, Mayfield Hts., OH 44124.
Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church 8560 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH. Entombment following at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Marie at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) WEDNESDAY 3-5 & 6-8 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences