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Daniel S. Duminuco, retired furniture craftsman

April 4, 1940 – Oct. 18, 2016

duminico-prayer-card-photoDaniel S. Duminuco, of Clarence, who operated a furniture repair business in Snyder for many years, died Oct. 18 in Niagara Hospice, Lockport, after a brief illness. He was 76.

Born in Rome, Italy, he came to Buffalo with his family in 1947. After graduating from Grover Cleveland High School, he served from 1959 to 1965 in the Army stateside and in the Army Reserve with the rank of private first class.

In the early 1960s, Mr. Duminuco joined Schuster Furniture, a reupholstery and furniture repair shop founded in 1929 by his father-in-law, Harry W. Schuster. He became a furniture craftsman and took over the business following Schuster’s death in 1966. He retired in 2004.

He was a member of the Amherst South Rotary Club, the Jaycees and the Lions Club.

Survivors include four daughters, Lisa Baruah, Rita Orr, Amanda Donelan and Laura; a son, Matthew; and four grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Saturday in St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church, Cheektowaga.

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