Dr. Adam Michael Giandomenico Jr., 82, of Steubenville died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 after a long battle with heart problems.
He was born May 30, 1933, in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Adam Sr. and Mary Puzzoule Giandomenico.
He is also preceded in death by his brother, Romolo “Woe” Giandomenico, and his son-in-law, Russ Hoobler; his in-laws, Bert and Ethel Harding of London, England.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Sylvia Harding Giandomenico, whom he married December 22, 1958; two sons, George (Maureen) of Steubenville, and Dario of Pittsburgh; daughters Carole (Gary) Sagun of Weirton, and Lisa Hoobler of Mingo Junction; grandchildren Amy, Erin, Maddie, Michael and Dalton; one sister, Jeannie (Mark) Blalock; and a nephew, John Marc Blalock of Palm Desert, Ca.; sister-in-laws, Mary Elizabeth Giandomenico of Steubenville, her son Adam, and Rita (David) Draughan of Fredricksburg, Va.
Adam was a retired professor emeritus of Ohio University Eastern for 30 years and faculty chairman for many years. He was a graduate of Catholic Central High School and served as co-captain of the football team. Adam was also a graduate of Ohio State University, Duquesne University and Case Western Reserve.
Adam was a veteran, serving in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
Adam was on the Mingo Junction Board of Health and the Mingo Junction Zoning Board of Appeals; Jefferson County Board of Health; Jefferson County Mental Health Services; and Jefferson Comprehensive Mental Health Board member and chairman. He was a speech and hearing therapist for Jefferson County Speech and Hearing. A businessman, partner and director of Psychological Services Institute of Steubenville, he owned and operated a business with his children, Prima Casa Enterprise Rental Properties.
He was published in professional journals, research work, and textbooks. He was also listed in Who’s Who in Child Development in the Midwest. Adam also was a speaker at numerous professional educators meetings and conducted professional workshops. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Calling hours are Sunday 2-4 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd, Steubenville. Private services will be held with burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
To offer condolences, visit www.mostifuneralhome.com.