Dominic lovino Jr.

By Journal Opinion staff

Journal Opinion of Bradford, Vermont

WARREN — Dominic lovino Jr., 76, of Warren, died at his home on Oct. 15, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born in Arlington, MA on April 29, 1939, the son of Domenic lovino Sr. and Amalia "Lillian" Belladonna.

He was married to Lisa Thurston on July 28, 2001 who survives.

Dominic worked on the lovino family poultry farm in his younger years. He carried that affection into his adult life and always loved to raise his own "Hen Fruit." He was a heavy equipment operator for many years. He also worked as a mechanic, pizza/sub shop part owner, and in his later years as an antique and collectibles shop owner and camp firewood.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman, Dominic also hunted for and harvested oyster mushrooms for use in his special Italian spaghetti and meatball dinners. He was a master chef and his biggest enjoyment was feeding his family and special neighbors his delicious creations.

Dominic is survived by his wife, Lisa; his children, Donna Randolph of Alexandria, NH, Dominic III and wife Barbara of Bristol, NH, and Daniel and wife Tina of Billerica, MA; stepsons, Allen Thurston and wife Melissa of Bradford and Andrew Hanley and partner Whitney Strickland of Warren; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; eight sisters, Mary Kennard of Jacksonville, AR, Josephine Caporizzo and husband Al, Frances Falcione and Jean lovino, all of Bedford, MA, Violet Foster of Acton, MA, Esther Diluca of Reading, MA, Roth Benoit of Arlington, MA and Nadine Kostriza and husband John of Lexington, MA.

A celebration of his life will be held Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. in the family lot in the West Bradford Cemetery in Bradford.

The Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford is in charge of arrangements. To view an online guestbook go to

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