Vincent Ernest Amato, passed away June 5th, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born April 1, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, son of Salvatore and Laura Amato, he lived his childhood years in New York, adult life in Belmont and Waltham, Massachusetts and his senior years in Kissimmee, Florida. He was a past commodore of the Watertown Yacht Club as well as a member of the Veterans Club of Solivita. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Sarah Amato, five sons, Paul Amato and wife Pat of Farmington, Connecticut, Carl Amato and friend Lori Rounds of East Taunton, Massachusetts, John Amato and wife Nancy of Ridgefield, Connecticut, Vincent Amato and friend Kevin Brodie of Atlanta, Georgia, Michael Amato and wife Erin of Santa Cruz, California, daughter Jean Marie and husband Bobby Manzoor of Lawrenceville, Georgia. Grandchildren Sarah Amato, David Amato, Robert Amato, Carrie Amato, Ross Amato, Alissa Amato, Bilal Manzoor, Leena Manzoor, Maliha Manzoor, Muhammad Usman Manzoor, Umar Manzoor, Seleema Manzoor and great grandchild Jeremiah Rowland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veterans Club of Solivita Honor Guard, P.O.Box 581770, Poinciana, Florida 34758. A memorial service will take place at 2PM on Saturday, June 11, at Grissom Funeral Home, 803 Emmett Street in Kissimmee.