SALVATORE AMATO

Funeral services have been held for Salvatore Nicholas Amato, 73, of Derry Township, Pa. He passed away Nov. 18, in the Hershey Medical Center, Hershey Pa., as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident. Born in Molfetta, Italy, he was the son of the late Giovanni and Elanor Bellomo Amato. Sal retired as the Manufacturing Manager for numerous companies including ASK Foods, Inc., Hershey Foods Corporation, San Giorgio, Kraft Foods and Maxwell House. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from of St. Peter’s College, Jersey City. Sal was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. He was a former member of the Hershey Italian Lodge. Sal enjoyed watching football and soccer, not to mention having a glass of wine while watching his favorite television show, “Family Feud” with Steve Harvey. He is survived by his  wife of 49 years, Rosemarie M. Carlone Amato, whom he married on July 17, 1971; two sons, Mario Jude Amato husband of Susan of Annville, PA, and Salvatore John Amato of New Cumberland, PA; three grandchildren, Brian, Nicholas and Makayla; two sisters, Giovanni Uva and Clara Turchi both of Hoboken; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Sal was preceded in death by two brothers Emilio and Mario. Private services will be held by the family. Services arranged by the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., Hummelstown, Pa.