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WATERBURY – “A (woman) at first of a narrative has no approach of understanding that the story has begun.”-Erin Morgenstern
Ms. Dominique (“Dom”) Gianna Dalessio stood at first of her story, beginning on the day of her start, Oct. 29, 1999, diving into each chapter with the youthful exuberance befitting her technology, but in addition with the maturity and charm of a a lot older soul, belying her age in numerical years.
Dom, 20, of Bethlehem, entered into the gates of heaven on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at Saint Mary’s Hospital, surrounded by her loving household, from accidents sustained in an vehicle accident.
She was born in Waterbury and was the beloved daughter of Joseph and Deborah (Pronovost) Dalessio, of Bethlehem, with whom she lived. She graduated from Saint Mary’s Grammar College in 2013, and Chase Collegiate Excessive College with the category of 2017.
She attended Central Connecticut State College and Naugatuck Valley Group Faculty, finding out legal psychology and civil rights legislation. Her upcoming summer season plate was full after receiving three internship alternatives within the legislation area.
Dominique would have made a superb lawyer as a result of she loved arguing! In opposition to her mom’s needs and higher judgment, the truth is, Dom had a tattoo inscribed on her shoulder in Arabic. Translated, it learn, “I used to be nurtured by her love,” and, in any case, what mom may disagree with that?
She was a exceptional, charismatic, and hard-working younger lady, having been employed at Champs Sportswear and Kay Jewelers on the Brass Mill Heart Mall, along with holding a place at RGIS Stock and, in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Instacart.
Dom took monumental delight in each exercise, whether or not as an altar server on the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, to the black belt she earned after years of diligent examine on the Charland Institute of Karate in Watertown. She knew that wherever she was on any rung of life’s ladder, it was additionally vital to show round and provides somebody a hand as much as the subsequent step, as had been performed for her alongside the way in which.
We are going to significantly recall this advantage, together with the way in which she handled individuals as they handled her: she merely preferred you for you.
An animal aficionado and sports activities fanatic, Dominique performed softball and basketball for St. Mary’s, Chase Collegiate and East Mountain; soccer for East Mountain; and volleyball for Chase Collegiate and on the journey staff. She danced for a decade with the town of Waterbury and the Sunshine Dance Academy.
Dom particularly adored her cat, Katie, and canine, Duke. Duke already misses their automobile rides collectively; for him, a day wasn’t full and not using a journey with Dom to select up some bacon for him (and a espresso and sandwich for her).
Her giggle and chuckle have been infectious, all the time noticeable when she frolicked on the seaside, listening to music, dancing, procuring or understanding. She had a deep and abiding religion in God and particular admiration for Mom Teresa of Calcutta.
As a result of unending curiosity, love, and inquisitiveness she retained towards faith, Deacon Dan on the Church of the Nativity pegged her as the primary feminine Catholic bishop. She was additionally a communicant of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.
She was a fixture at her mom’s hair salon, Debbie’s Doo’s, positioned in Waterbury’s East Finish, all through her total life. She and her brother Dylan have been part of the Debbie’s Doo’s household, including extra layers to those that will miss her spirit.
Her household treasures and appreciates the impression their little woman had on the world. Being a “Waterbury woman” is one thing of which Dominique was proud. Her cousins imagine that Waterburians are fortunate to have grown up within the Brass Metropolis and promise Dom’s legacy will probably be one among religion and continued connections.
Apart from her dad and mom, she leaves to cherish her reminiscence, her brother, Dylan Dalessio of Bethlehem; her cousin, Mariah Manzano, additionally of Bethlehem; Dylan’s girlfriend, Katherine Rice of West Haven; her maternal grandparents, Edward and Claire (Beaulieu) Pronovost of Waterbury; a number of aunts, uncles and cousins, together with Michael Pronovost and Edward Pronovost II, each of Waterbury, Alicia Pronovost and her associate Lisa Nook, of New Jersey, Gerald Dalessio Jr. and Gina Dalessio, each of Waterbury, and Carmen Dalessio and his spouse Linda, of Wolcott.
She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Gerald and Theresa (Trezza) Dalessio, and her aunt, Lynn Pronovost.
As a result of present restrictions, Dominque’s calling hours, the funeral Mass of Christian Burial, and burial at Calvary Cemetery will happen at a date and time to be introduced. Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Household Funeral Dwelling has been entrusted with the preparations.
In lieu of flowers, contributions could also be made towards a scholarship that will probably be sponsored in her identify at gofundme.com-Dominique’s Legacy DD4L.
We all know that Dominique earned her wings and is now an angel in heaven. With the present of life given to many others by Dom’s organ donation, we’re grateful to have additionally answered the prayers of many different households. Dominique by no means ended a telephone name with out saying “I really like you.” Dominique, all of us love you, too.
For more information, or to ship e-condolences, go to chaseparkwaymemorial.com.
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