SYRACUSE >> Louis B. LoMonaco, 86, of Aster Drive, passed away on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2014 in the Extended Care Facility of the Oneida Healthcare Center, where he had been a resident since July 2013.
Born in Canastota on April 17, 1928, he was a son of Vito J. and Catherine Puglia LoMonaco. A resident of the area for over 20 years, Louis was educated in Canastota High School. He married Lois Butcher in Virginia on Oct. 3, 1949. Mrs. LoMonaco passed away in April 1959.
Prior to his retirement, Louis was employed by the Syracuse Developmental Center, Henney Motors and Oneida Limited Silversmiths. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1946-1949 as a sergeant in Italy during World War II. He was a communicant of Holy Family Church where he served as a Eucharistic minister, sacristan and brought communion to shut-ins.
Surviving are: five sisters and one brother-in-law, Josephine and Peter Juravich, Ester Lucarelli and Katherine LoMonaco, all of Canastota, Lucille LoMonaco of Liverpool and Marie Smart of Victor; three brothers and one sister-in-law, Matthew and Betty LoMonaco and Paul LoMonaco, all of Canastota and John LoMonaco and his companion Ann Sevey of Oneida and several nieces and nephews. He was precedeased by one sister, Margaret Maccarone and three brothers, Frank LoMonaco, PFC Vincent LoMonaco and Vito LoMonaco.
Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. Monday from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 300 S. Peterboro St., Canastota and 9:30 a.m. Monday from St. Agatha's Church where the funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Stephen Wirkes, pastor. There will be no public hours of visitation. Interment will be made in St. Agatha's Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Church of the Holy Family, 127 Chapel Drive, Syracuse, N.Y. 13219 or to the St. Agatha's Bereavement Committee, 329 N. Peterboro St., Canastota, N.Y. 13032. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com.
CAMPBELL-DEAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published by The Oneida Daily Dispatch from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2014.