Longtime Antis supervisor passes away

Longtime Antis Township Supervisor Ray Amato, 78, died Wednesday afternoon at UPMC Altoona.

In more than three decades of public service, Amato also served as the Blair County Planning Commission secretary, Northern Blair Recreation Center vice president, Blair County park authority vice president, Bellwood-Antis Park and Recreation Authority board president, Dry Hollow Hunting Camp officer, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church finance president and as a member of the governor’s advisory board, according to Mirror archives.

Amato also volunteered two days a week at a local St. Vincent de Paul food pantry.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce.