Louis Camarra Jr., 83
Worcester - Louis Camarra Jr., 83, of Worcester, died peacefully on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital surrounded by his family.
He leaves his wife of 31 years, Patricia A. (Skarin) Camarra; his daughter Debra Remillard of Worcester; his daughter Kimberly Almstrom of Boylston; his son Andrew Almstrom of Highland Mills, N.Y.; his sister Dorothy Marzilli of Worcester; his former wife June (Anderson) Camarra; five grandchildren, Kristina Whitcomb of Charlton, Michelle Remillard of Quincy, Catherine Remillard of Worcester, Michael Almstrom of Worcester, and Mathew Almstrom of Highland Mills, N.Y.; three great-grandsons, Benjamin, Nicholas and Caleb; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his great-grandson Talon Whitcomb, his brother Joseph Camarra, and three sisters, Clara Anderson, Jean Cariglia and Mary Camarra.
Louis was born in Worcester, son of Louis and Lucia (Delconte) Camarra, and lived in Worcester all his life.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and later served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard.
He was a machinist for more than 40 years. He worked many years for Coppus Engineering Co., and later for George Meyer Co. and Wyman-Gordon Co., before retiring.
He was a member of the Tatnuck American Legion Post. He was a deeply committed blood donor throughout his life. He enjoyed golf and appreciated the wonders of all animals.
Most importantly, he was devoted to his family.
Calling hours are Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial in St. John's Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Red Cross of Central Mass., 2000 Century Drive, Worcester, MA 01606 or the American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Road, Suite 200, Framingham, MA 01701.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Dec. 31, 2016 to Jan. 2, 2017.