EAST LIVERPOOL - Ann Maria Amato, of Fisher Avenue, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at the Adkins Care Center following a long battle with cancer. She was 70.
Born in East Liverpool, March 21, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Anthony J. "Tony" Scafide and Jenny Gulutz Scafide. She attended St. Aloysius School, graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1961 and was a member of St. Aloysius Church. Ann worked as a customer service representative at Bank of America until her retirement.
Above all things in life, Ann loved her family. She is survived by her beloved husband Sam John Amato Jr. The couple married May 3, 1969. Her daughter also survives, Toni Maria DeBord, and her husband Jeramy, of East Liverpool, along with two grandchildren, Michael DeBord and Alana DeBord.
She is also survived by a brother, Sam Scafide, of East Liverpool.
Her son, Sam J. Amato III, preceded her in death in 2004.
Friends may visit Friday evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 5-8 p.m. A prayer service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Columbiana County Memorial Park at a later time.
Memorial tributes may take the form of contributions in care of one's favorite charity.
View Ann's memorial webpage and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com