Anthony J. Domino, a former 20-year Darien resident, died suddenly at home on Monday, Nov. 4 in Stamford.

Born on Oct. 17, 1938 in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of the late Anthony Vincent and Antonina (DeFrancesco) Domino. He was 75.

Mr. Domino graduated from Canisius High School in 1956. His entrepreneurial traits emerged early and at the age of 13, he started his own taxidermy business.

He began his adult working career with NY Life Insurance Co. as an advisor and was quickly promoted to management. After 20 years he joined National Pension Service, developing an expertise in pension planning: where he flourished until retiring at age 62. During this period he became a top producer for The Guardian.

He served on the Board of Trustees for Canisius High School. He enjoyed boating, hunting, was a very accomplished traveler, and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan.

Mr. Domino is survived by his three beloved children, Anthony J. Domino Jr. and his wife, Meg, of New Canaan; Lisa J. Ioli and her husband, Marc, of Darien; and Susan J. Dorazio and her husband, Joe, of Newtown. He is also survived by his former spouses, Carolyn Romano and Maureen Domino. His particular pride and joy were his eight grandchildren, Nicholas, Alyssa Rose, Jaxon, Michaela Domino; Marc, Jr., Lauren Ioli; and Anthony and Johnny Dorazio. He is also survived by his sister, Maria Tupay and her husband, William, of Williamsville, NY; and his companion, Elaine Spencer.

The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien on Friday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m.. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Greenwich.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Anthony J. Domino Charitable Foundation, a scholarship fund in honor of his parents for Jesuit High school students, c/o Anthony J. Domino, Jr., 83 Long Lots Road, New Canaan, CT 06840.

- by The Darien Times