10:32 a.m., March 30, 2011----Damon Michael Lewandowski, 22, died March 27, 2011.
Mr. Lewandowski attended the University of Delaware and was more recently enrolled at the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia.
He previously attended Limestone Hills Day School, Ursuline Academy, St. Edmond's Academy and Salesianum School.
His part-time employment at Cokesbury Village during high school and later at Krazy Kats Restaurant and Caffe Gelato during college evolved into a passion for an entrepreneurial career in the restaurant industry.
Mr. Lewandowski is survived by his parents, Doreen Domenico Dixon and Francis A. Lewandowski; extended parents, Michael Dixon and Allen Marchetti; Kristen Fox, the love of his life; sister Alyssa Dixon; grandfather, John Domenico; grandmother, Judith A. Lewandowski; great grandparents, Anthony and Jennie Pedicone; aunts and uncles, Maureen and Jackie Browne, John Domenico, Lisa and Brian Lagerence, Chrissy and Shawn Sheehan; cousins, Shawn Carpenter and fiance Kathleen, Ashley Carpenter, Douglas and Danielle Lagerence, Sydney, Cole and Ryley Sheehan.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 31, at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Ninth and DuPont streets, Wilmington. Visitation will be held at the church, before the mass, from 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Entombment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Lewandowski's memory to Salesianum School, 1801 North Broom St., Wilmington, DE 19802, or the Food Bank of Delaware, Newark Branch, 14 Garfield Way, Newark, DE 19713.