Dr. Dominic A. Bitonte, namesake for the YSU Bitonte College of Health and Human Services, died March 3. He was 89.
Bitonte had a distinguished career as a dentist, a volunteer and a philanthropist, receiving many awards for his service. In 1999, YSU named the College of Health and Human Services, the Dr. Dominic A. and Helen M. Bitonte College of Health and Human Services. Bitonte was a member of the YSU President’s Council.
The Bitonte family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Dr. Dominic and Helen Bitonte Family Charitable Foundation, c/o Huntington National Bank, Trust Department, 23 W. Federal St., Youngstown, OH 44503, or to any charity of the donor’s choice.