GRATO-Simone J. "Sonny" of East Boston on March 30, 2011. Beloved son of the late Antonio and Julia (Kozlowski) Grato. Loving husband of Gladys "Tootsie" (Armstrong) Grato. Loving father of Ellen, Barbara, Patricia, Simone and Robert Mellone of East Boston, Anthony and his wife Karol of Falmouth, Charles of Weymouth and Danielle and her husband Richard Schell of Chelsea. Cherished grandfather of Robyn, Johnathan, Michael, Anthony Jr, Gabrielle, Brandon and the late Robert Jr. Great-grandfather of Kayla and Koshin. Also survived by many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Funeral from The Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St. (Maverick Sq.) EAST BOSTON on Tuesday at 9am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Brooks St., East Boston at 10am. The family will receive visitors on Monday from 4-8pm. Late US Air Force veteran. Late retiree of the US Postal Service.