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James B. Domenick Sr.

James B. Domenick Sr., 84, of Grazierville died Sunday, July 13, 2008 at 11:31 a.m. Tyrone Hospital.
He was born October 9, 1923 in Tyrone a son of the late Antonio and Marianna (DiDomenico) DiDomenico. On September 8, 1951 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Tyrone he married Helen N. Chiofar.
Surviving are a daughter, Sharon A. Gates and husband Bob of Tipton, two sons, James B. Jr. and wife Mary of Tyrone, David E. and wife Melissa of Tipton, three grandchildren, Heather M. Gates of Salisbury, Maryland, Daniel J. and Michael P. Domenick of Tyrone, three step-grandchildren, Christopher, Samantha and Cody Patterson all of Alexandria and a brother Joseph DiDomenico of Tyrone. He was preceded in death by a brother Michael and three sisters, Kate, Mary and Julia.
Mr. Domenick retired on disability from Penn Central Railroad as a machinist following 41 years service.
He was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, Blazing Arrow Hook and Ladder Fire Company and Anderson-Denny VFW.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII serving as a Staff Sergeant with the 179th Infantry. He had been part of six battle campaigns in central and eastern Europe and had received the Purple Heart.
Jim enjoyed his grandchildren, gardening, bingo and his puppies.
Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday July 16, 2008 at 10 a.m. at St. Matthew Church with Fr. Joseph T. Orr Celebrant. Interment with veteran honors will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. where wake services and rosary will be held at 8:30 p.m.