The Edmond Sun

March 11, 2014

Randolph Domani


EDMOND —     Randolph Domani, 90, of Edmond, Okla., passed away peacefully March 8, 2014 at his home in the arms of his daughter and surrounded by loved ones. Randolph was born on July 7, 1923 in Gary, Ind.

    After graduation from high school, he immediately enlisted into the US Army and left to serve his country in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of WWII. He served as a forward observer and artillery gunman for the 505th Battalion. He returned home a proud disabled veteran, awarded for his actions above and beyond the call of duty with a Silver Star and Purple Heart.

    Upon returning home, he married his high school sweetheart Dorothy and maintained a truly happy and loving marriage for 64 years. He resumed work as a butcher/ manager for the family grocery store, which soon branched out from Gary to Chicago. He and his wife retired to Edmond in 1985.

    He was a magnificent man, who touched the lives of many with his loving, generous nature. He was also known to leave you laughing with his wonderful sense of humor.

    Randolph was preceded in death by his parents, Quinto and Ida, his brother Ray and his sister Elia.

    Randolph is survived by his wife, Dorothy Domani; his daughter, Lisa Henderson; son-in-law, Ryan Grappé; his granddaughter Stacy Henderson, and grandsons, Kyle and Jacob Grappé all of Edmond; his sister Cookie Kuruzovich and brother-in-law John Kuruzovich of St. Petersburg, Fla. and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 2 p.m. Friday, March 14 at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery Chapel at followed by Military Honors.