Vito P. Diodato, 94, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Palatine Nursing Home.
Born November 10, 1919, in Gloversville, he was a son of the late Louis and Mary Trimarco Diodato.
Vito proudly served his country in the Army during WW II deploying to the Pacific Theater. During his time in service Vito earned several awards and decorations for his loyal service to our country. Over the past several years people knew about Vito and Jake around town, Jake was Vito's cat and companion for the past 17 years.
Survivors include his son, Dave S. Diodato (Chris) of Fort Plain; and his granddaughter, Jada G. Diodato of Gloversville. Vito is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Ryall Diodato; daughter, Carla Beth Diodato; brother, Fred; and sisters, Henrietta, Josephine and Jennie.
Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Vito's memory to the James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Road, Gloversville, NY 12078.
Online condolences are available at www.brbsfuneral.com.