On February 9, 2019, Dominick Rao passed away after a very brief illness while surrounded by his family at the age of 94 years.
Dominick will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 70 years, Rosa; children, John (Cathy) Rao, Lina Felicia Maria (Frank) Giordano, Anthony Rao, Luciano Rao, and Jerry (Kristin) Rao; nine cherished grandchildren, Anthony (Kim) Rao, Kyle (Denise) Rao, Angela (Todd) Allison, Gianpiero Giordano (Jennifer Cliff), Melissa (Ravi) Mohabir, Danica Rao, Cienna Rao, Ebony Rao and Evan Rao; and eight precious great-grandchildren. Predeceased by sisters, Caterina Nicolazzo and Maria Fazio.
Dominick will forever be remembered as a hard working, family man who had a love of gardening and playing cards.
Thank you to the staff of Unit 29 at the Sturgeon Community Hospital for their phenomenal care.
Funeral Mass Friday, February 15 at 9:30 a.m. at Santa Maria Goretti Roman Catholic Church, 9110 – 110 Avenue, Edmonton. Reverend Father Domenico Rettura CFIC officiating with entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum.
In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta & NWT, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5H 4K1, or to a charity of one’s choice.