Dominick R. Petrucelli
Dominick R. Petrucelli

February 4, 1921 - June 28, 2018
Born in Ste. Elia a Pianisi, Italy
Resided in Forked River, Nj
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Dominick R. Petrucelli, 97, of Forked River, formerly of Clark passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

Born in Ste. Elia a Pianisi, Italy on February 4, 1921, Dominick was the son of Saverio Petrucelli and Colomba Colavita. He had three other siblings, Donato (deceased 2016), Michael and Guido.

On June 29, 1946 Dominick married Olga Kasowitz. They had two children, Donald R. Petrucelli (deceased on 09-06-1966) and Sandra D. Figueiredo of Forked River. He was the proud grandfather of 2 beautiful grandchildren, Kenneth D. Mucha and Laurie A. Gatten.

Dominick proudly served in the United States Army during the World War II period at the rank of Staff Sergeant. He worked with other Engineering soldiers as they built airstrips around Letee Bay, as well as fought in the South Philippines Liberation at Luzon.

Before his retirement, Dominick worked in New Jersey at various industrial companies as a Grade A Machinist. He was also involved in various investment opportunities related to apartment buildings.

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