Dominic F. Talanca Jr.


YOUNGSTOWN — Dominic F. Talanca, 56, of Warren, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

Dominic was born April 19, 1960, in Warren, the son of Dominic F. and Barbara S. Canizaro Talanca Sr.

Dom was a 1978 graduate of Warren Western Reserve High School. He was a semi-truck driver, having driven for Big Blue Trucking Co.

Dom loved nature, especially camping and fishing. He enjoyed making model planes, cars and boats and he loved animals. Dom was a member of AA and a Life Bank tissue and organ donor.

Dominic is survived by his mother, Barbara S. Marinelli and his stepfather, John R. Marinelli of Youngstown; his children, Benjamin Talanca, Adrienne (Ian) Vasil, Dominic (Lori) Talanca, Adam Talanca and Gabriel Talanca, all of Warren; and his sister, Barbara S. Street of Youngstown.

Besides his father, Dom was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria Jean Chosky.

There will be a memorial service at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lane Family Funeral Homes-Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave., Boardman. Friends may call 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

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