Domenico Davit, 82 of Lafayette passed away at 7:45 am Wednesday January 30th at his residence. He was born in Fanna, Italy on June 30,1936 to the late Dante and Santina DeCecco Davit. He married Ilse Redmann on May 4, 1963 in Lafayette, she survives.
He served in the US Army from 1959 to 1961. He was a member of the American Legion and served on the honor guard for 40 years. He was a member of the 40 and 8 at Lafayette and he was a member of the GBU. He was fortunate to be included on an Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
Domenico worked construction doing tile and terrazzo for 24 and owned the Biltmore in Lafayette for 18 years.
Surviving with his beloved Ilse is a son Henry Davit of Ft Wayne, a daughter Teresa (Pete) Zoog of Brownsburg, IN. Five grandchildren Isabella and Olivia Zoog of Brownsburg and Natalie, Nick and Nina Davit of Ft Wayne. He is also survived by his brother Mario (Benvenuta) Davit of Lafayette. He was preceded in death by his daughter in law Kathleen Davit.
Private Family services will be held at Rest Haven Memorial Park with military rite by the American Legion. The family invites friends to a gathering at the 40 and 8 on Monday February 4th at 3 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nurses Training at the Lafayette 40 and 8.
TMG Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.
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