Victor J. Dagata Jr., 69, of Calabash, formerly of Southington, Conn., died Friday, July 26, 2013, following a lengthy illness.
Born in New Britain, Conn., on Aug. 19, 1943, he was a son of the late Victor J. Dagata Sr. and Helen Bingiel. Mr. Dagata was retired from General Electric with 42 years of service. He was a member of Pequabuck Golf Club of Terryville, Conn., River Hills Golf & Country Club of Little River, S.C., and St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Shallotte.
Surviving are his loving wife of 47 years, Janet Dagata; two sons, Victor J. Dagata III, and wife, Jenna, of Newington, Conn., Michael Dagata and wife, Kathleen, of Southington, Conn.; two brothers, Martin Dagata and wife, Sada, of Alexandria, Va., Jeffrey Dagata and wife, Jane, of Plainville, Conn.; two sisters, Diane Kraut and husband, Charles, of Newington, Conn., Ellen Jones and husband, David, of Carolina Shores; a brother-in-law, Jeffrey Zabel of Springfield, Mass.; five grandchildren, Christopher, Jordan, Morgan, Abby and Coby; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at St. Brendan's Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date in Connecticut.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his name to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422 or to St. Brendan's Catholic Church, P.O. Box 2984, Shallotte, NC 28459.
Private online condolences may be sent to www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements by Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory, Shallotte.