Dominick J. DeFazio, age 85, passed away on February 10, 2013. Beloved husband of Shirley for 61 cherished years. Loving father of Barbara Skelly, Rosemary (Clifford) Stuehmer, Bernard, John, Julie Butler, Joseph (Annette), Thomas (Mary), Margaret Yankovitch and William. Proud grandfather of Marianne (Brandon), Michael, Cliff Jr. (Sarah), Carolyn (Max), Amanda (Chris), Alaina, Mark, Isabella, Allison, Andrew, Anthony, Garrett and Justin and great-grandfather of Alicia, Jade, ShiAnn, Dominick and Asher. Dominick was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy where he honorably served from 1945 to 1949. He later attended GMI and worked for General Motors for 40 years. Visitation Wednesday, 3-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons (Shelby Township) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Road. Funeral Thursday, instate 10:30 a.m. at St Kieran Catholic Church, 53600 Mound Road (between 24 and 25 Mile Roads) until time of Mass 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dominick's name would be appreciated to the University of Michigan Cardiology Department. Interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
Published in The Macomb Daily on Feb. 12, 2013