Dominic J. Rosato Jr., 65, of Hazle Twp. passed away Friday in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton following an 18-month battle with cancer.
Born in Hazleton, he was the son of Margaret (Manna) Rosato of Hazleton and the late Dominic V. Rosato Sr. He worked for HRH Corporation and then retired from Stroehmann's Bakeries. Dominic was an avid sports fan, favoring Penn State and the New York Giants and Yankees.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his brother, Ronald and wife, Joann, Hazleton; niece, Heather Rosato Racek and husband, Stephen, Drums; companion and caregiver, Judy Peffer, McAdoo; step-children, Noelle and Joel; friend and caregiver, Pattie; several cousins and friends; and his pets.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Parish in St. Joseph's Church, Hazleton, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church.
Fierro Funeral Service Inc. is assisting the family with the arrangements.