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Dominic V. Fernichio, 93

November 13, 2010

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 Brown’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 Alzheimer’s Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

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