ABOULAFIA - Louis, Beloved father, grandfather and brother passed away from pancreatic cancer on January 28th, 2013. He was 87. Louis was a double purple heart and bronze star recipient during WWII. He was a true hero and a man of many wonderful stories who loved his career as a court reporter for 55 years in the NY Supreme Court. He was an avid card player and enjoyed keeping up with world affairs and current events. Most of all Louis was a man with a heart of gold. A woman who was married to him knew she was very loved. Louis will be truly missed by his family and all who knew him. He is survived by his sister Bess, his children Roberta, Karen and Richard and his grandchildren Simon and Wren. Services will be held at Gutterman's Mortuary at 8000 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury on January 30th at 2:00pm. Burial to follow at New Montifiore Cemetery (exit 35 Southern State Pkwy, Wellwood Ave., Pinelawn, LI, NY. In lieu of fowers please donate to Hadassah, a charity he always stongly supported.
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Published in Newsday on Jan. 30, 2013