Dominick John Liguori

May 11, 2012

Dominick John Liguori, U.S. Army, Spc. 4, 31, of Swoyersville, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family, after three years struggle with end stage lung disease, an injury he acquired in Iraq. Born in Kingston on January 18, 1981, he was the son of Andrea and Andrew Kovalik. He was a graduate of West Side Tech in 1999. He worked at Bridon American as a machinist mechanic for two years. Then, he joined the U.S. Army Military and he served two tours of duty, one in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. He was with the 82nd Airborne and Bravo Unit, Specialist in Infantry and Sniper unit. He was an excellent marksman. He also served with the U.S. Army Guard Company C, 1-11th Army Reserve Infantry, Kutztown. Surviving are his parents. He was the brother of Allyse, Nicholas, Misty and Andy; uncle to Misha, Alexis Brayden, Zanden and Michael; grandson to Sandra and Samuel Liguori and Helen Kovalik; nephew to Deni and Lee Houck, and he had many cousins. A service will be conducted on Tuesday at 8 p.m. with military honors at the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Disabled Veterans.

Published in Times Leader on May 13, 2012
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