Dominick “Nick” Veltri

Dominick “Nick” Veltri, 89, a resident of Suffolk, Va. passed away peacefully on Feb. 15, 2016 at Sentara Obici hospital after a brief illness.

He was a native of Brockway, Pa. He was the son of the late Pasquale and Caroline Veltri. He was predeceased by his five brothers, Henry, Frank, George, Joseph, Victor and a sister, Grace McGovern. Mr. Veltri is survived by his wife Barbara Bain Veltri, two step-sons, Alan Lindauer, Jr. and his wife, Ginny and Kenneth Lindauer and his wife, Deanne; and five grandchildren, Chelsea, Allie, Jake, Rob and Sarah Lindauer; and one great-grandson.

Mr. Veltri graduated from Brockway Snyder High School. Prior to graduating in 1944, he joined the United States Navy and served during World War II. After serving his country he attended Huntington East Technical College and he also continued taking classes thru Penn State toward his Engineering Degree. He also graduated from a four year apprenticeship program at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Mr. Veltri retired from the shipyard after 33 years as Head of the Production Engineering Mechanical Group.

Upon retiring in 1981, he and his wife moved to their home in Kitty Hawk, NC. He had a great love for the ocean and the outer banks.

Mr. Veltri was of the Catholic Faith and attended Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk. In 2004 he moved to Suffolk.

He was a life time member of the American legion Post #95 in Brockway, and a charter member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7252 in Brockway. He was also a life time member of the Portsmouth Moose #898 and life time member of the Moose Legion and was awarded a Fellowship Degree. Mr. Veltri held numerous offices at the state level, and was previously District President.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday in Loving Funeral Home, 3225 Academy Ave, Portsmouth, Va. with Father Denny Veltri and Reverend Garland Hines officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends in the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Providence UMC Memorial Fund 3109 Providence Road Suffolk, VA 23434 or to the charity of one’s choice.


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