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Dominic Bonitatis

Dominic Bonitatis Jr.

Saturday, October 9th, 1943 - Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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Dominic Bonitatis, Jr., of New Hope formerly of Philadelphia and Gettysburg, passed away on Tuesday November 17, 2020 at Doylestown Hospital. Dominic was 77 years old. He is the husband of Mary Grace (Nee Sherkzus) Bonitatis. Together the couple had shared 57 years of marriage.

Born in Philadelphia, Dominic was the son of the late Dominic and Anna (Nee Iannucci) Bonitatis, Sr.
He had served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Cuba crisis and the Vietnam War. He loved being and was a proud Marine and served his country well. Dominic was a Sheet Metal Worker with Local 19 and was proud to be union.

Back in the day Dominic loved his horses, he was a modern day cowboy.

In addition to his wife Mary Grace, Dominic is survived by his children Dominic Bonitatis, III (Annaliese) and Mary Ann Alcaro (Domenic). He was the brother of Joseph Bonitatis (Joan). Dominic was also survived by his grandchildren Gina, Dominic IV, and Julia Bonitatis, and Mary Grace, Liana, and Angelina Alcaro. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass for Dominic will be celebrated privately for the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to the Dementia Society of America PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901
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Bob Johnston

Posted at 01:40pm
Dominic, our deepest condolences to you, Annaliese and the rest of your family. While we never had the pleasure of knowing your father, the fact that he served his country as a proud Marine and raised a great family is a testament to the man he was.

Our Sympathies,

Bob & Lauren

Jason Messner

Posted at 12:50pm
I had the pleasure of working with Dom for a portion of my apprenticeship. He was a true gentleman. RIP brother.

Robert Crossley

Posted at 12:22pm
Semper Fi Dominic

joseph f siravo sr.

Posted at 09:26am
i worked with Dominic and his family in Local 19. My Deepest Sympathy to the Bonitatis Family. RIP DOMINIC

Suzanne Strunk

Posted at 04:50am
So sorry for your families loss. I knew Dominic for many years with horses & in the Huntingdon Valley Riding & Driving Assn. R.I.P. Dominic 🐴

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