Thomas A. Dato, Sr.
Thomas Anthony Dato, Sr., 74, of Park Pl., passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. He was born July 30, 1941 in Hackensack, NJ a son of the late Thomas J. and Nellie T. Guida Dato and received his education in Lyndhurst New Jersey Schools. On August 19, 1982 in Jersey City, NJ he was united in marriage to the former Kathleen D. Robbins. He employed as a truck driver for St. Johnsbury Trucking Co., East Syracuse for many years and later Gypsum Express LTD, Baldwinsville until his retirement. He was a member of the Teamsters Local # 317 of Syracuse. Tom enjoyed fishing as well as playing “Words with Friends” and “Dice with Buddies” on his computer. He was a true loving family man and will be sadly missed.
Surviving are his wife, Kathleen; his children, Thomas Dato, Jr. and Diane of Liberty, NY; Robert and Kate Dato of Hazlet, NJ; Tonya and Frank Frost of Waterville, NY; Tiffany and George Roberts of S. Lyon, MI; a sister and brother-in-law, Janice and Salvatore Alogona of Hazlet, NJ as well as his many grandchildren and great grandchildren that he love to spent time with when every possible. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and in laws.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home (Kloster & Northrop Memorial Chapel) 210 E. Main St., Waterville, NY. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Hamilton, NY.
Friends are invited and may call on Tuesday evening December 8, 2015 from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home.