Obituary of Dominic Squadrito
Dominic passed away peacefully on August 1, 2019 at the age of 97. He was born in Sicily on October 15, 1921 and came to the United States when he was 17. His family then settled in Sunnyvale. Dominic proudly served in the Army in Europe during WWII from 1943-1945. Upon discharge he went into construction, built several homes in Sunnyvale and worked for California Canners and Growers, retiring after 40 years as the Construction Coordinator.
During his active years Dominic loved golf, fishing and traveling. He was a life member of the Sunnyvale Elks preparing his famous spaghetti sauce for many occasions. Dominic treasured time with loving family and dear friends.
Dominic is survived by his devoted wife Olivia of 45 years, his daughter Kathy Squadrito, stepdaughter Teri Wittler (Douglas), stepson George Uriarte (Tana), grandchildren Matthew Wittler (Dana) and Rachel Squires (William) along with numerous nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Dominic Jr. and granddaughter Tonya Johnson.
Visitation will be from 5-8pm. The Elks Ritual will begin at 6:30 with a Rosary to follow at 7pm on Thursday August 8th at Spangler Mortuary 174 N. Sunnyvale Avenue in Sunnyvale. A Mass will be celebrated Friday August 9th at 10:30am at St Martin Catholic Church at 593 Central Avenue in Sunnyvale. Private interment in Sacramento Valley National Cemetery (Military Cemetery).
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