Dominick J. Annese

October 28, 1920May 16, 2012

Dominick J. Annese, 91, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Consulate Health Care in in Vero Beach, FL.

Born in Utica, NY he has been a resident of Fort Pierce, FL for the past 30 years, formerly of Pembroke Pines, FL and Utica, NY.

Dominick was a United States Army veteran, serving in World War II. Prior to retirement, he was the foreman for Utica Drop Forge for 15 years, in Utica, NY and the former owner of a dry cleaner, Excel Cleaners in Utica, NY. Dominick was a member of the Monitor’s Club, Italian American Club and Sons of Italy all in Utica, NY. He was a past commander of the American Legion and was a member of the Machinist and Aero Space Workers Union and VFW Post. Dominick was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Fort Pierce, FL.

Survivors, include, niece, Mary Sue Hoke and husband James, of Fort Pierce, FL, Marlene Belensky and husband John, of Lee Center, NY and Tonia McCully, of Marco Island, FL and Toni Lynn Summers and husband Martin, of Philadelphia, PA, nephews, Santo Paniccia and wife Sandra, of Utica, NY, Carl Annese and wife LuAnn, of Marcy, NY, Don Masucci, of The Villages, FL and Michael Masucci and wife Jeanine, of Canastota, NY, sister-in-law, Beverly Annese, of Utica, NY and step-daughter, Joann Puleo, of Frankfort, NY, great niece, Andrea Lawrence and husband John, of Fort Pierce, FL, 5 grandchildren, Mark, Michael, Paul, Gina and Mary Jane He was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Jane Annese, parents, Anthony and Mary Annese, brother, Anthony Annese, sisters, Angeline Paniccia and Frances Masucci and nephew Anthony Massucci.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization at 2255 Glades Road 342-W Boca Raton, FL 33431.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Aycock Funeral Home, Fort Pierce, FL from 3:00-4:00p, with a funeral service to follow at 4:00pm. Interment will be on Monday, May 21, 2012 at Hollywood Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, FL at 11:30am.

Arrangements are under the care of Aycock Funeral Home, Fort Pierce, FL.


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Louis Barile

May 25, 2012

Dominick was part of America's greatest generation. Loyal, dedicated to family and friends, a great American, we revere your memory especially on Jefferson Avneue. Utica's loss was a gain for Florida. Now he belongs to the Ages. Sympathy to all the members of his family.

Barbara Bush

May 20, 2012

Andrea and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you doing this time of loss. Cherish the memories as he will always be in your hearts.
God Bless you and yours,
Barbara and Ron Bush

May 19, 2012

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathies.
Randy and Jacky Ryerson and Randee and JJ Jones