Robert Oliver Dominick, of Laflin, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side Sunday, May 21, 2017, after a courageous battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Bob, also known as “Bobby” to his family and friends, was born June 14, 1935 to the late Alvira Mancini Dominick and the late Oliver Lee Dominick. He was raised in the Keystone Section of Plains Township and was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, Wyoming Seminary and Wilkes-College.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran and was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church in Laflin. He was a good son, husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 57 years, Tina Gelsomini Dominick; his cherished daughters, Lea and her husband Vincent Nordstrom; and Marla Dominick and her fiancé Gary White; his adored grandchildren, Kelsey Nordstrom and Alexander Nordstrom. Also surviving are his half brother, Louis Dominick; half sister, Sandra Dominick; and cousins, Charlotte Dominick and Linda Dominick who provided endless love and support and who were very dear to Bob.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks to Dr. Charles Manganiello and his staff, and to Dr. Seth Fischer for the excellent care they provided to Bob. Also special thanks to Erwine Home Health and Hospice for their kindness and compassionate care for Bob and for providing comfort to the family.
A private viewing will be held at the convenience of the family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, May 26, 2017 at 10am in St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin with the Reverend James Walsh officiating. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church on Friday morning. The St. Maria Goretti Bereavement Group will recite the rosary one-half hour prior to the funeral mass. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made in Robert’s memory to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.