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Dominic A. "Dom" Salvati
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Birth: May 10, 1976
Death: Jun. 4, 2008

Dominic A. "Dom" Salvati, 32, of Bloomington, formerly of Streator, died Wednesday morning, June 4, at OSF St. Joseph 's Medical Center in Bloomington, after a short, hard-fought battle against cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Brian LeBeau, Steve Howell, Tim Olson, Joe Diemer, John Hoskins, Rich Marvel, Clark Rogers and B.J. Zeleznik. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Kriebich, Brian Goznell and Bob Niernyck and nephews, Doug, Joe and Max Snell.

Born May 10, 1976, in Streator, Dom was the son of Dominic G. "Satch" Salvati and Janet (Harty) Salvati. He married Dawn M. Durdan on Aug. 9, 2003, at Immaculate Conception Church in Streator. She survives in Bloomington.

He also is survived by one daughter, Isabella. Dom and Dawn are expecting their second child this month. He further is survived by his parents; a sister, Lori (Doug) Snell of Streator; his mother and father-in-law, Pat and Steve Durdan; a sister-in-law, Ashley Durdan of Carbondale; a brother-in-law, Dean (Natalie Bodznick) Durdan of Ottawa; and nephews, Doug, Joe and Max Snell and Ryder Durdan.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Born and raised in Streator, Dom graduated from Streator Township High School in 1994. He graduated from Augustana College in 1999 and The John Marshall Law School in 2004. He was admitted to the Illinois and U.S. District Court in 2004. He was an associate with Costigan and Wollrab Law Firm in Bloomington and was previously an Assistant State's Attorney in McLean County.

Among his many achievements and successes, Dominic was a member of the McLean County Bar Association, where he had been a past secretary. He also was a member of the Young Lawyers Division within that organization. He belonged to the Illinois State Bar Association, the Robert C. Underwood Inns of Court and the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Council. Dominic had authored an article on legal ethics in The Professional Lawyer, a national publication and has worked on many important cases during his short career, including a successful argument in the Illinois Appellate Court.

Dom was active in several charitable organizations such as Big Brother Big Sister Program, Easter Seals and the Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church of Merna and the Knights of Columbus.

Published in The Times, Streator, Il. 
Saint Marys Cemetery
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Jun 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27427301
Dominic A. Dom Salvati
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