April 7, 1925 - October 2, 2017

Amato, James V. 92, died peacefully at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere early morning on Monday, October 2, 2017. He was formerly of Lynn. He was the husband of the late Lorraine Frances (Deveney) Amato. James was born in Revere April 7, 1925 to the late Samuel and Dominica (Sarea) Amato where he was raised and went to school. He worked in the Leather Shoe Industry in Lynn and was the former owner of the James Amato Leather Co. James had also worked in the fishing industry for many years. He had been a member of the Sorcosso Club of Revere and enjoyed playing cards and listening to the Country and Irish music on Saturdays. He is survived by a daughter Anne-Lorrie Rose and son-in-law Kevin Doherty of Revere, his sister-in-law Virginia Fitzgerald and brother-in-law Joseph Fitzgerald. He leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Margaret D’Angelo, Helen O’Tolo and Josephine Cambria of Revere. A visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Saturday October 7, 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am followed by a prayer service at 11:00am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment St Joseph’s Cemetery in Lynn. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital, Development Office, 125 Nashua St, Suite 504, Boston, MA 02114.

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