Levittown – Dr. Dominick DiNunzio, 90, of Levittown, Pa., Died on Monday, December 6, 2021 from a brief illness. Born in Bristol, he was the son of Anthony and Maria R. Minni DiNunzio and was married to Helen Mae Appleton for 68 years.
Dominick received his undergraduate degree in Industrial Technology from Millersville University, his Masters of Education from Rutgers University, and his Doctor of Philosophy from Waldon University.
Dominick DiNunzio began teaching and training after serving in the US Army in France. He began an impressive career with the Pemberton Township School District in New Jersey in 1960, from which he retired as Assistant Superintendent. In addition to being an active member of the Millersville University Alumni Association, including serving as Chairman of the Board and his current membership on numerous committees, Dominick had volunteered with the Pemberton Rotary Club, Free Mason Affiliations and Sons of Italy in America. He has received the Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary Club), the Legion of Honor (Chapel of the Four Chaplains), the Outstanding Service Award (MUAA) and the Distinguished Service Award (MUAA). Dominick has generously donated his time and talent to Millersville University for decades. He established the Lewis Hobbs Foundation on campus, recognizing Lewis Hobbs as one of the founders of the Millersville Normal School. Lewis Hobbs was the grandfather of Dominick’s wife, Helen Mae. In 1973 he received the Outstanding Secondary Educator of America award and in 1982 he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Waldon University. He was also instrumental in organizing many meetings for Bristol High School.
Besides his wife, Dominick is survived by his children: Dominick and his wife Deborah of Quarryville, Mark and his wife Susan of Lititz, Douglas of Levittown and Celeste Hartzell and her husband Edward of Levittown, ten grandchildren and nine great -grandchildren. He is survived by two brothers: Dr Lewis DiNunzio and his wife Joann and Dr John DiNunzio and his wife Connie. One uncle survives: Dominick Minni and his wife Jean as well as many nephews, nieces and cousins ââin the United States and Italy.
Dominick was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Levittown where the services will be held. Family and friends are invited to reunite on Friday, December 17 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at 5918 Bristol Emilie Road, Levittown PA. The funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 333 West County Line Road, Feasterville, PA
Posted on December 11, 2021
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