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Dominick Silette

February 16, 1931 — July 15, 2021

Van Wert

Dominick A. Silette, 90, passed away July 15, 2021 at 12:45 am at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.
Dominick was born February 16, 1930 to the late Anthony and Theresa (Stabean) Silette in Star City, West Virginia. He later married the love of his life, Nancy (Hilderbrand) Silette, on September 15, 1957.

Dominick was a veteran of the Korean War, of which he fought in the Navy. He also spent 35 years working for Chrysler, in Van Wert, where he was a supervisor. Dominick, along with his wife, owned and operated an orchard from their home; it was named Silette's Orchard.

He is survived by, his wife; Nancy Silette of Van Wert, five children; Mark (Cindy) Silette of Van Wert, Ann (Steven) Darr of Toledo, OH, Pete (Cynthia) Silette of Findlay, OH, Laura (Anthony) Ferrero of Galena, OH, and Phillip Silette of Mt. Vernon, OH, ten grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, two sisters; Ann Poceroff of Star City, WV and Elaine (Dave) Atchison of Pittsburg, PA.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a son; Nickolas Silette, and two siblings; John Silette of Detroit, MI and Mary Oliver of Morgantown, WV

A private memorial service and burial will take place at a later date.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home and Crematory,722 S. Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891

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