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Zeller Chapel of the Roses

2107 NE Broadway ST, Portland, OR

OBITUARY

Frank "Red" Joseph Amato

April 2, 1930December 20, 2019

Frank Joseph Amato, born April 2, 1930 to Joseph Phillip Amato and Rose Marie Amato (D'India), passed peacefully in the comfort of his Southeast Portland home on December 20, 2019.

Frank was a lifelong Portland resident who owned and operate a local refuse and disposal business for 26 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors. He successfully bred and raised greyhounds. Frank was a loving husband to Bonnie Amato, who passed in 1999 from cancer.

He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Mosar; son, Ricky Amato; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.

Frank has requested any gifts of remembrance be made as a donation to OHSU's Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

Services

  • Rosary Service Thursday, December 26, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, December 27, 2019

Memories

Frank "Red" Joseph Amato

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Susan Amato

December 27, 2019

Uncle Frank was always a kind, and concerned person to me. He was pretty much right next to my side when my sister, and father died. And he was by my father's side when he was sick and dieing. He will be dearly missed. R.I.P. Uncle Frank.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY