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Dominic J. Abbruzese

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ABBRUZESE, Dominic J. Dominic J. Abbruzese, 66, formerly of Wethersfield, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, (May 13, 2008) in his home surrounded by his family. Born in Hartford on September 1, 1941, the youngest child to Guiseppe and Philomena Abbruzzese. He graduated from the Univ. of Conn.in 1965. He was a pharmacist for 43 years who deeply touched the lives of all that he met if for only five minutes or for a lifetime. Dominic was a dedicated family man and loved by his many friends and his Wal-Mart "family". He moved to Arizona in 1991 with his family and continued his career there. Dominic was a 4th degree Knight of Columbus, a past President of Wethersfield CT, Chapter of Unico National as well as Chairman of the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, Inc. He is survived by his loving wife Linda; his three children: Dominic, Dominique and Lindsey; and his four grandchildren. The funeral will be Saturday, May 17, 9:15 a.m. from The Dillon-Baxter Funeral Home, 1276 Berlin Tpke., Wethersfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 56 Hartford Ave., Wethersfield. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Visiting hours will be Friday, May 16, 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. To share a memory with the family, please visit, www.dillonbaxter.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on May 15, 2008
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