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Dominic J. Pistorio

Dominic J. Pistorio

Dominic J. Pistorio, a Baltimore homebuilder and World War II veteran who lived to 104 and wore suits almost every day until the last week of his life, died of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital on March 25. He was born on Christmas in 1910 to Joseph and Mary Pistorio, who had immigrated to Baltimore from Sicily in the late 1800s. His father was a stone mason in the city and a coal miner in Virginia during the winter. Mr. Pistorio began working in the construction business at age 15 with his father and brother Sam Pistorio. At the time, basements were dug by hand using picks and shovels and the foundations were made of hand-laid stonewalls, said his grandson Mark Pistorio. Mr....