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Phyllis F. (Burns) Amato

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“Dear Amato family,Please accept our sincere condolences on the lose of your beloved Phyllis. We have so many fond memories of Dom and Phyllis...Read More »
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“Sending love and prayers to the Amato and Falcone Families during this difficult time. Phyllis was an amazing woman, mother, grandmother, sister who...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Angela Parker - Revere, MA

“Sorry for the family's loss.may the families keep the wonderful memories of joyful times the family shared together with the dear loved one lost in...Read More »
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“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
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Phyllis F. (Burns) Amato, of Melrose, passed away at Tufts Medical Center in Boston on Oct. 16, 2019 at the age of 82. Phyllis was born & raised in Malden and a graduate of Malden High School. She resided in Malden until 1959, East Boston for 4 years and the past 56 years in Melrose. Phyllis worked as a Bookkeeper for Shawmut Bank in Boston, Metropolitan Bank in Melrose, Mellon Bank and Extra Leasing Company in Boston for 40 years before her retirement at the age of 63. She enjoyed many family vacations in N. Miami Beach, St. Petersburg, FL, Disneyworld and Disneyland. Phyllis was a great cook & host and loved holiday and Sunday dinners with her family. Phyllis's grandchildren and family was the most important part of her life. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenic Amato for 50 years. Loving mother of Paul D. Amato & his wife Patricia of Sterling, MA and Linda M. Falcone & her husband Vincent of Woburn. Cherished grandmother of Vincent Falcone, Jr, Kevin Amato and David Falcone. Caring sister of Nancy Weymouth & the late James of Malden, Claire Strange & her husband Earl of Everett, Gloria Ward & her late husband Phillip of Saugus and the late Elizabeth Rivers & her late husband Kenneth. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 from 8:00 – 9:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.