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Domenico DeMarco, founder of Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn, dies at 85

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Domenico DeMarco opened Di Fara Pizza in 1965. He kept cooking in the restaurant kitchen and serving up slices into his 80s. People would wait in line outside for an hour to try his pizza. He was the hardest working man I know and he was a leader, a family member said.
4 months ago·New York, United States

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Legendary Di Fara Pizza patriarch dies at age 85, ran renowned Brooklyn eatery for nearly six decades

The death was announced Thursday in an Instagram post hailing the Italian immigrant who opened his borough business back in 1965, drawing crowds that often clogged the sidewalk outside while waiting for a slice.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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New York Post

Di Fara Pizza founder Domenico DeMarco dead at 85

Domenico “Dom” DeMarco opened Di Fara Pizza in 1965, later dubbed New York’s best slice by Chef Anthony Bourdain, Mayor Bill de Blasio and other rankings, including The Post.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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abc 7 NY

Domenico DeMarco, founder of Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn, dies at 85

He was considered the Patriarch of Pizza for generations of New Yorkers - Domenico DeMarco, the founder of the renowned Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn has died at the age of 85.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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PIX 11

Di Fara pizzeria’s Dom De Marco dies at 85, family says

MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — The man behind some of New York's most beloved pizza has died at the age of 85, family said Thursday. Domenico “Dom” DeMarco served up slices from Di Fara’s pizzeria in Midwood for decades. People would wait in line outside for an hour to try his pizza. "He was the hardest working man I know and he was a leader and will remain a leader through his legacy," a family member wrote on Di Fara's Instagram page. "It is with a broke…

4 months ago·New York, United States
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NBC New York

Domenico Demarco, Founder of Brooklyn's Iconic Di Fara Pizza, Dies at 85

New York City is mourning the loss of a legend, after Domenico DeMarco — founder of the iconic Di Fara Pizza in Midwood — has died at age 85.

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NY1

'All our hearts will be broken': Di Fara Pizza founder dies at age 85

Domenico De Marco opened the Midwood pizzeria in 1965.

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