DOMINICK F. DALANNI was born in Camden, New Jersey on April 16, 1925 to John and Marie Dalanni. His parents were living at 420 Stevens Street when the 1924 City Directory was compiled. The Dalannis lived at 503 South 4th Street in 1927. The 1929 Camden City Directory shows the family at 327 Berkley Street, and the 1940 edition shows them at 218 South 5th Street. By the spring of 1942 John Dalanni had moved his family to 419 South 4th Street, where they stayed into the 1960s.

After serving with the United States Marine Corps during World War II, Dominic Dalanni returned home to Camden. He married Mary Fortune, daughter of Camden Police Department detective Augustine Fortune. By 1956 they were living at 1173 Lansdowne Avenue.

Dominick Dalanni was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on December 30, 1950. He served with Engine Company 3 at 1813 Broadway. He resigned from the Fire Department on June 7, 1959.  Last a resident of Willingboro, New Jersey, Dominic Dalanni passed away on May 29, 2001 and was buried at Beverly National Cemetery.

Private First Class
Dominick F. Dalanni

United States Marine Corps

Shoulder patch is for 3rd Amphibious Corps

The 3rd Amphibious Corps fought in some of the bloodiest battles, including the Mariana and Palau Islands campaign and Okinawa. Following the termination of hostilities, it occupied northern China, where it was deactivated on 10 June 1946.

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Engine Company 3 and the 3rd Battalion in quarters, Broadway & Ferry Avenue, South Camden. 1956.

Left to right, standing: Chief Edgar Ellender, Fireman George Wade, Fireman Howard Lewis, Captain Edward Michalak; Kneeling: Fireman George Torgun, Fireman Dominick Dalanni, Fireman Henry Keubler.

Director of Public Safety Edward Garrity presents
Chief of Department
Edward MacDowell with a municipal proclamation
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Witnessing, from left: Fireman George Wade, Fireman Harrison MacNeir,
Fireman John Gaffney Sr., Fireman James Troutman, Fireman Ernest Tartaglia, Captain Allen Hess, Fireman John Yates, District Chief Harry Wagner (obscured), District Chief
Edward Michalak, Fireman Dominick Dalanni, Fireman
Howard Lewis, Fireman Henry Keubler

In the staff office at Fire Headquarters (kneeling from left) Fireman Ernest Tartaglia, Fireman Howard Lewis, Fireman Harrison MacNeir; (standing from left) Captain Allen Hess, Fireman Dominic Dalanni, Fireman Henry Keubler, Chief Harry Wagner, Fireman James Troutman, Chief Edward Michalak, Fireman James Smith, Chief Edward MacDowell, Fireman John Yates, and Fireman George Wade. - 1961

Dominic F. Dalanni


Camden Courier-Post - June 1, 2001

On May 31, 2001. Dominick F. Age 76. Of Willingboro, NJ. Survived by beloved wife Mary A. (nee Fortune), three sons John, Dominick and Marc Dalanni, one daughter Donna Hildreth, five grandchildren Bryan Hildreth, Dominique, Jessica, Marc Anthony and Garrison Dalanni, three sisters Anna Gellura, Helen Mahon and Rose Dalanni-Hall, other relatives and dear friends. 

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, 10AM, at the Corpus Christi R.C. Church, Sunset and Charleston Rds, Willingboro, NJ. Relatives and friends please gather Wednesday directly at the Church. Interment of cremains will follow at the Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, NJ. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 58 Mill St., Mt. Holly, NJ 08060 in his memory. Funeral arrangements by the GOES-SCOLIERI FUNERAL HOME, 212 Levitt Pkwy., Willingboro, NJ (609) 871-1000.

Camden Courier-Post - April 30, 2007

On April 25, 2007 at the Virtua Health & Rehab, Lumberton, NJ.
Beloved wife of the late: Dominick Dalanni. She is survived by one daughter: Donna Hildreth, 3 sons: John, Dominick and Marc Dalanni, 5 grandchildren: Bryan Hildreth, Dominique, Garrison, Jessica and Marc Anthony Dalanni, other relatives and friends.

Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, 9:30am at the Corpus Christi RC Church, Sunset and Charleston Rds, Willingboro, NJ. Relatives and friends may call Wednesday morning after 8 AM at the GOES-SCOLIERI FUNERAL HOME, 212 Levitt Pkwy, Willingboro, NJ (609)871-1000. Interment of Cremains; Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, NJ. In lieu of flowers: The Dalanni Family requests memorial donations to theSamaritanHospice, 5 Eves Drive- Suite 300, Marlton, NJ, 08053 in her memory..