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Ignatius Dominic Sarao

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Ignatius Dominic Sarao Obituary

June 5, 1932 - October 22, 2014

Dominic was born in San Francisco, son of Dominic and Rose Sarao.

He was the eldest of six children; Richard, Marina, Michael, Frances and the late Vincent.

Dominic married Dorothy I. May in 1963 and was happily married for 51 years. Together they have a loving son, Stephen (Dee Dee) Sarao of Brownsville, daughter, Marina (Ivan) Nagel of Forbestown, six granddaughters; Summer, Elise, Nicole, Alicia, Haily and Brooklynn, three grandsons; Robert, Michael and Zachery, five great granddaughters and three great grandson.

After graduating from Balboa High School he enlisted in the Navy. He spent 3 years at Pearl Harbor and another year abroad ship.

He returned to San Francisco where he worked in the shipyard until his marriage in 1963. He moved to Concord and worked in steel fabrication until 1974, when he took his family to Africa for 2 years, working to build aluminum smelters in Ghana. In 1976, he moved back to Concord until 1984, when he moved his family to Forbestown. He retired in 1996.

Dominic was a wonderful husband and father. He was never happier than when he was with his family, wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters and in- laws. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

A Mass celebrating Dominic's life will be held November 21st, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 10184 La Porte Road, Challenge, CA 95925, at Noon with a reception following at his home in Forbestown.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Nov. 17, 2014
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