Dominick J. Curmaci Sr. of West Scranton died Friday morning in Regional Hospital of Scranton. He and his wife, the former Dolores McCabe, celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary April 18.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Mario Curmaci, he was educated in Scranton schools and was a graduate of West Scranton High School, class of 1952, where he was voted "most popular boy." He was a veteran of the Korean War
, serving in the Army
. Before his retirement he was employed by Merchants Produce Co. of Moosic. He was a member of St. Lucy's Church, West Scranton, and Teamsters Union Local 229.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He enjoyed cooking, watching all types of sports, trips to Atlantic City and spending time with his family. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Surviving are three sons, Joseph, William and wife, Deborah, and Dominick Jr., all of Scranton; three daughters, Elizabeth Callela and husband, Ralph; Margaret Richardson and husband, James; and Lynn McAndrew and husband, Brad, all of Scranton; niece, Nancy Artabane, Scranton, whom he considered to be his "oldest daughter"; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Pionzio and husband, Gregory; Elizabeth Richardson, William Cumaci Jr., Kathleen Curmaci, Alyssa, Ralph III and Dominick Callela; and Margaret Mary McAndrew; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Anthony Curmaci and wife, Josephine; Sam Curmaci and wife, Theresa; and Vincent Curmaci, all of Scranton; brother-in-law, Robert Ruddy, Clarks Summit; one sister, Pauline Milina, North Wales; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Claire Curmaci, Rose Ruddy and Mary Galdieri.
The funeral will be Tuesday from the Carl J. Savino Funeral, 157 S. Main Ave., West Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Lucy's Church, 949 Scranton St., West Scranton. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call Monday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.