- Local Guide
Dominic V. Fernichio, 93, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.
He was born July 11, 1917, in Mt. Jewett, a son of the late Anthony and Angeline (Ignota) Fernichio.
Mr. Fernichio was married to Grace (Gigliotti) Fernichio, who preceded him in death.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Normandy Landings and the Battle of the Bulge.
Mr. Fernichio was a clerk at Brownâ€™s Boot Shop and a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church in Punxsutawney.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Angela Fletke and husband Rick of Dearborn, Mich.; a son, Anthony Fernichio and wife Diane of Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Bertha Dubensky of Punxsutawney; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Pat, Mike, Joe and Frank Fernichio.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. William Laska officiating.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Punxsutawney.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimerâ€™s Association.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.