Domenick "Nicky" Thomas Rotundo, 44, of Bear passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Seasons Hospice on Friday, November 17, 2017.
Nicky was born in Wilmington, the son of Donna (Publicover) and Thomas A. Rotundo. He was a graduate of Elkton High School and for 17 years, was the owner/engineer and producer at Clay Creek Recording Studios. At the age of 7 he received his first set of drums and quickly became a self- taught musician, who played many instruments including the guitar. He was a member of many bands and toured cross country with Walleye and Railhed. The past 5 years, he has worked at Amazon, Inc while continuing his passion for music.
Nicky was a kind, gentle soul who made everyone happy with his smile. His love for music provided the gateway for many musicians to make their dreams a reality. He was deeply loved by his family and many friends.
Nicky is survived by his mother, Donna Rotundo of Bear; his father, Thomas Rotundo of Newark; his sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and Dan Myers of Middletown; his niece, Chloe; his nephew, Lucas; his aunts, Susan Raczkowski, Sandra McKinney and Karen Rembecki, his uncle Sid Trump, his girlfriend Tracy Thompkins and many cousins who considered him a brother.
Friends may call at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Bancroft Parkway and Fourth Street on Monday, November 27, 2017 from 9:30 to 11 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 AM. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, 269 Hanover Street, Hanover, MA 02339