Louis Anthony "Lou" Macchione, age 94, of Mentor, passed away April 2, 2014, at Tri Point Medical Center in Concord Township.
He was born June 11, 1919, in Youngstown.
Mr. Macchione had worked as a salesperson for Readers Digest. A member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Mentor. He enjoyed golfing at Chardon Lakes with the Mentor Senior Golf League, playing tennis and was a graduate of Rayen High School in Youngstown. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Rita (Vano); sons, Michael (Millicent) Macchione of Conyers, Ga. and Charles (April) Macchione of Mentor; grandchildren, Ellie, Luke, Emory, Cody and Kayla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Nicolette Macchione; and ten brothers and sisters.
A funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 8560 Mentor Ave., Mentor. Please meet at church.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor.
A private inurnment will be in Mentor Cemetery at a later date.
Contributions may be made in Mr. Macchione's memory to the St. Mary of the Assumption School – Scholarship Fund, 8560 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.
Online obituary www.brunners.com.
Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8466 Mentor Avenue Mentor, OH 44060
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Apr. 6, 2014