Dominic Scotto Obituary, Death – Both the friars and the people who lived on campus hold Father Dominic in very high regard. They remember him as a chaplain, educator, and pastoral leader who was held in very high regard by both groups. In addition, they remember him as having a very strong presence on campus. The friars and those people whose lives were altered as a result of the influence he had will be the ones to carry on his legacy.
This is a direct result of the compassionate and respectful manner in which he dealt with each and every person he came in contact with, including those he worked with. Beginning in the year 1997 and continuing all the way through the year 2015, Father Dominic served Franciscan University as both the university chaplain and as a theology lecturer. He was at Franciscan University. His employment at the university lasted all the way up until the year 2015. Additionally, from the year 2015 until the year 2019, he was Franciscan University’s Minister of Campus Ministry.
This position was held at the university. He continued to serve in this capacity all the way up until the year 2019. He never failed to motivate those around him, lifting their spirits with his humorous and uplifting words, as well as his infectious sense of humor. His sense of humor was contagious. He never missed an opportunity to be an inspiration and a source of encouragement to those around him. On top of that, he never passed up an opportunity to behave in such a way and did so constantly.
The previous year, he celebrated 61 years as a priest and 55 years as a friar in their respective vocations, bringing the total number of years he has spent serving in those roles to 65. In addition, the year before that, he celebrated 61 years as a friar in his respective vocation. In the previous year, he celebrated 61 years as a priest and 55 years as a friar in their respective vocations, bringing the total number of years he has spent serving in those roles to 65. It has been a combined 55 years since he first entered the ministry and then joined a religious order after he stepped down from his position as a minister.