Dominic Bryan Raino, 83, of Dunkirk, MD, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on October 27, 2022.
He was born on July 23rd, 1939 in Joliet, Illinois. He graduated as commencement speaker from Joliet Township High School in 1956 and Northwestern University in 1960. He received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 1973.
Dom was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years, Suzanne (Sue) Raino, parents Dominic J. and Cleo Raino (Rybolt), sister Carol, brother Bill and Mother in Law Elizabeth Clark.
He is survived by his son, Bryan Raino, former daughter in law Brooke Raino, grandsons Chase and Luke Raino, sister Noralyn Canfield (husband John), brothers Jack (wife Kelley) and Jerry Raino (wife Mary), Goddaughter Lynn Canfield (husband Jesse), and many nieces and nephews.
Dom served in the US Navy from 1960-1964, reaching the rank of Lt. Commander. He flew P-3 airplanes and did a tour with the Navy’s Corn Belt Fleet training ships on Lake Michigan. He began his professional career as a Salesman for Helene Curtis, spending time in New Orleans, LA. He then moved to Pittsburgh, PA where he was Hospital Administrator at Allegheny General Hospital. He and Sue moved to Maryland in 1975 as he took at job managing the pension fund for The United Mine Workers in Washington, D.C. Dom then began his career as an investment advisor with First Investors and later began a 25+ year career with Legg Mason Wood Walker. He advised many Calvert County neighbors, residents and business owners on Financial and Retirement matters over his long career, finally retiring at age 74 from Merrill Lynch.
In his spare time he was very active in local Calvert County Politics, working on various campaigns over the years including serving as Campaign Manager for Mary Krug, serving on the Democratic Central Committee of Calvert Co. and hosting many candidates in his home over the years.
He served on the Board of Calvert Memorial Hospital for many years and volunteered for various county organizations and charities. He was involved with American Chestnut Land Trust, Jug Bay, Christmas in April, Anne Marie Gardens in Solomon’s Island as well as many years of activity in his beloved neighborhood, The Shores of Calvert.
He was a wonderful father to son Bryan, and Grandfather to Chase and Luke. His true love was his wife Sue, who suffered a massive stroke in 2014 and he lovingly devoted himself to her and her care in his retirement before her passing in 2021.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A., 8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD 20736 on Thursday, November 10th from 4:30pm – 7:00pm and a memorial service on Friday November 11th at 11:00am at Jesus The Good Shepherd Church in Owings, MD.