dominic notarantonio
Dominic Notarantonio, 87 of Weirton passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Weirton Medical Center. Born November 4, 1931 in Corbellino, Italy, he was the son of the late Anthony and Asunta Lozzi Notarantonio. He was also preceded in death by a sister Nella Fiocca and her husband Alex. At the age of 15, Dominic came to the United States from Italy. He learned the English language and graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central High School. His first job while attending high school was at DeCaria’s Italian Market on Main Street in Weirton, was a veteran of the Korean war in the U.S. Army where he proudly served the country he loved and then went on to work at Weirton Steel where he retired after 32 years. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton Steel 25 year club, and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed wine making, playing cards, golfing and playing on his champion bocce team “The Italians.” He was also handyman to many family members and friends whenever called upon for help. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Rachel Fiocca Notarantonio; sons Dominic Notarantonio of Weirton, Anthony (Donna) Notarantonio of Manassas, VA and Joe Notarantonio of Weirton; daughter Angela Howells of Weirton; grandchildren Sarah and Elizabeth Howells, Amanda (Matt) Ntiros, Allison and Anthony Notarantonio and sister Connie (Pete) Bernardi of Weirton. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 6-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, where a rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM by the Knights of Columbus 3734. Additional visitation will be held Wednesday from 9:00 AM until a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Reverend Father Dennis Schuelkens Jr., will officiate. Entombment will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 229 California Ave., Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes and memories at

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  1. Beyond the Heartfelt Sadness of losing a loved one, and sad that my situation makes untimely to come during the visiting period / beyond being a supportive loving Uncle, my affection for Uncle Dom was effortless/ it stems from when I arrived to USA from Itslly with my parents & brother Maurice; we all lived Together in 3-bedroom house / my Uncle, Nonno Tony & Nonna Assunta / 7 of us at 3044 Elm St; then not yet Married (to Aunt Rachel), I have fond memories of playfylly wrestling with him on living room carpet floor / he was more like an older brother vs unlcle – nephew. Upom marrying Rachel & the beginning to build the house they lived since, besides mixing mortar & carrying blocks for Dad & others building the foundation, after the it was ready for the deck with his encouragement / with him & Angelo Fiocca Together / I was part of daily threesome / tru Roof top, some plumbing with Vito, rockelette, etd. Special time / Precious Memories In’Deed! / He will forever be missed ~Dante, Nephew-Bro.

  2. Dear Joe, Mrs. Notarantonio and family: I was so saddened to read of the passing of your beloved father and dear husband. I extend my heartfelt sympathy as you mourn your loss. I hold you all in my thoughts and sincere prayers as you grieve. Mau God’s love and consolation be yours. Sincerely, Stan Tuchalski

  3. Don was truly a remarkable man and a close friend to our family. Always smiling, friendly and kind to all of us. I am saddened to read of his passing and extend my heartfelt sympathies to your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Suzanne (Popish) Resnick

  4. I’m so sorry for your loss. I have so many wonderful memories of your family. Rachel and Dominic were a huge influence on my childhood. Such a beautiful, loving family and this patriarch will be missed with much love and great memories. Your family is a blessing to mine! I am so happy to have been there to enjoy his presence.

  5. This is one of the best person I had ever met, Along with his kid’s and wife. The world needed you Dominic. So glad you were born, you made a big difference in this world. Prayers to Joe and Angela and rest of family I never had the pleasure to meet. God got a good one. Bye friend. David D Painter

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