John E. D'Aiuto, Sr


Mr. D'Aiuto, who died Wednesday at his home, was a Union Delegate for Local 702, Summit for 2 years before retiring from the construction trade after 55 years.

An Army veteran of World War II, he landed on D-day with the 29th Infantry Division and was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries occurred on D-Day. Mr. D'Aiuto was a member of the Purple Heart Chapter 702, Roseland, NJ.

Mr. D'Aiutowas also a volunteer at Overlook Hospital in Summit.

He was born in Summit and had lived there 26 years.

John was married to the late Catherine D'Aiuto for 50 years. He was also pre-deceased by his son John, Jr. and his daughter Cathy. Surviving are his children, Carmen, Joanne, Michele, and Patricia; his sons-in-law, James and David; his daughters-in-law, Debra and Diana, and his 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.



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