Latham- Mark S. Dominick, 59, passed away after a brief battle with cancer on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was the son of Naomi Stay and the late Salvadore Dominick. Mark is survived by his wife and best friend, Kathleen Koehler Dominick.
Mark served in the United States Navy from 1981 to 1993. He served in various commands including the NATO Flagship U.S.S. LaSalle stationed in Bahrain. Mark was a firefighter specialist, instructor. Mark also worked before and after the Navy for his families business, Woozie Welding. He then went to the job he loved the most, The Society of the Sisters of St. Joseph’s of Carondelet Inc. in Latham. He worked for the last 17 years as a boiler operator and maintenance technician. The Sisters and his coworkers were like family to him.
Mark was an avid collector and antiquer. Mark received his black belt at the American Institute of Japanese Karate under Shihan Butler. He also volunteered as a karate instructor at the Albany School of Humanities Elementary School. Mark was a super fan for over 30 years to the New England Patriots. Mark loved Rock and Roll as well as heavy metal music.
In addition to his wife and mother Mark is survived by his daughter Roxanne (Tyson) Dominick Drumm and his granddaughter Amelia Drumm and one grandson due in October. Mark was also a “Big Daddy” to Deven Keith Koehler. Mark is also survived by his siblings James (Monica) Stewart, Bruce (Linda) Stewart, Heather Stewart and Mellissa Williams as well as many brother in laws, sister in laws, nieces, nephews and his constant companion Teddy Bruschi and the late Milo.
Memorial contributions in Mark's name may be sent to, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 11:00am-1:00pm at New Comer Funerals & Cremations, 181 Troy Schenectady Road, Watervliet, NY 12189. A memorial service will follow starting at 1:00pm at the funeral home. Interment will be held at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.