Mary Amato

Obituary for Mary Amato

February 1, 2018
Newington, Connecticut


Mary Amato, 93, of Newington, died peacefully on Thursday, February 1, 2018 with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Fedele (Phil) Amato. Born and raised in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Giovanna (Aparo) Cavarra. She lived in Newington since 1988 and loved spending time with her family and her best friend, Lucy Cowperthwaite. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She leaves a son, James Amato and his wife, Judith, two daughters: Rosalie (Roz) Daversa and her husband Richard, and Joann Vasil; five grandchildren: Rick Daversa and Tom Nicholson, Michael Daversa and his wife Wendy, Jason Amato and his wife Jennefer, Stephen Amato and his wife Heidi, and Kristin Dilaj and her husband Derek; and four great-grandchildren: Anthony, Vincenzo, Brianna, and Addison. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff and administrators at Bel Air Manor where she resided the last year of her life. The support and care she received allowed her to become an integral part of an extended family. Donations in her memory may be made to Bel Air Manor, 256 New Britain Ave., Newington, CT 06111. Services will be private and are entrusted to the care of Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington. To share a message of sympathy with her family, please visit us at

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