Dominic Paul Camarata, Jr.



Age: 80


Summary: retired Navy veteran and employee at the automotive company P&S Diesel Service, Inc. in Westwego, Louisiana who was hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for three weeks after an infection contracted in the floodwaters during the devastating Hurricane Katrina tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in late August 2005 causing unprecedented death and destruction along the U.S. Gulf Coast with the highest number of lives lost and the most severe damage took place mostly in New Orleans, Louisiana where the flood protection system failed, in which it was ranked as one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States.



Cause of Death: Complications from an infection


Born: April 18, 1925


Died: September 15, 2005


Location: New Orleans, Louisiana