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Dominic Sorace

June 4, 1940 — December 7, 2020

Dominic (Mickey) A. Sorace, 80.
Natrona Heights.
Passed Monday, December 7 th from mesothelioma while at home with his family.
Mickey graduated from Drexel in 1964 and enjoyed an exciting 34 years with Allegheny Ludlum
completing his time there as Director of Product Research and Development. During this time with AL his
work resulted in 4 US Patents and alloys that were used in the Apache Helicopter, M1 Battle Tank, C5A
Transport, and the Glomar Explorer along with many aerospace programs.
At the time of his passing he was still challenging himself professionally and was Director of Product
and Process Improvement at Universal Stainless in Bridgeville where he enjoyed the last
12 years.
His love for Italian history and language led him to visit Italy 6 times, become fluent in Italian, and even
open a retail shop in Oakmont where he imported and sold fine hand painted Italian ceramics.
Singing was a part of his life for 40+ years and he was a member of the Blessed Sacrament church choir,
involved in barbershop quartet, diocesan choir, and an annual Christmas concert which benefited the
local food bank.
Mickey loved spending time with family, friends, and those within the local community whom he
mentored. He was a devoted and supportive husband of 38 years, a father, brother, uncle, and loving
He is survived by his wife Gail, daughters Erin and Stacey, and his son Brian.
It was Mickey’s wish that any memorial tributes be made in the form of charitable donations to Animal
Protectors of Allegheny Valley, 533 Linden Ave., New Kensington, Pa. 15068.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of the Cicholski-Zidek
Funeral Home, Inc., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688. To send an online condolence please visit www.cicholski-

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