Mr. Robert M. "Rob" Domanski, 45, a resident of Drums, passed from this life into the arms of Almighty God Friday evening. He entered Eternal Life in the Inpatient Unit of Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre in the presence of his loving family members.
Born June 6, 1968, in New Bruswick, N.J., he was the son of Mr. John C. Domanski of Pittston, and the late Theresa (Frashefski) Domanski. Educated in the local schools, he was a member of the 1986 graduating class of the former Bishop Hoban High School, Wilkes-Barre.
Until his health caused him to stop his professional duties, Rob was a general contractor in the Wyoming Valley and previously worked for the former King Glass of Kingston as a glazier and held membership in the Glazier's Local #252.
He was a member of St. Andre Bessette Parish Community of Wilkes-Barre.
In addition to his mother's passing in 1995, Rob was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Betty Jo Ungvarsky, an uncle, Walter Frashefski, and more recently by his aunt, Mary Ellen Mudzik.
Enjoying the outdoors, Rob was an avid fisherman and NASCAR fan. He will always be remembered by family and friends as having a zest for life. He had the opportunity to drive an official NASCAR racecar at Pocono International Speedway and went skydiving twice.
Surviving in addition to his father John, are his stepmother, Marcella (Zapp) Domanski, Pittston; his girlfriend of 10 years, Karen Nolte of Drums; brothers and sister, John T. Domanski and his wife, Dawn M., of Wilkes-Barre, Lisa A. Robinson and her husband, Jeffrey, of Somerset, N.J., Mark A. Domanski and his girlfriend of 10 years, Lisa M. Vitale, both of Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews, including Evan Domanski, Logan Domanski, Drew Robinson, Emily and Bryce Domanski; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and his special companion, his dog, Onyx.
Funeral services for Rob will be conducted at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the north Wilkes-Barre location of the John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc., 625 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, followed by a funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the St. Stanislaus Kostka worship site of St. Andre Bessette Parish, 668 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. The Rev. Michael J. Kloton, parochial vicar, will be celebrant.
Interment will be private and at the convenience of the Domanski Family.
Relatives and friends are invited to join Rob's family for visitation and remembrances from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of floral tributes, memorial contributions are requested in Rob's name to the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, c/o 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.
To send Rob's family online words of comfort, support and friendship at this time, please visit our family's website at www.JohnVMorrisFuneralHomes.com.