Louis A. Longo passed away peacefully with his family by his side, March 22nd at the age of ninety-eight. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth A. (Reynolds) Longo.
Born in the North End of Boston, Louie was the son of the late Albert and Olympia (Rossi) Longo. His family later moved to Medford where he graduated from Medford High School with the class of 1941. Louie enlisted in the Navy and served his country proudly in the Pacific Theater. After being honorably discharged from the Navy and returning home, Louie began working at Monarch Foods where he met and fell in love with Ruth Reynolds . They married in 1951 and made their home in Woburn where they raised their 2 children.
For over 35 years, Louie worked for Litho/Gen. Comp. in Boston until retiring in 1991.
After retirement, Louie and Ruth, enjoyed traveling throughout New England.
Louie was an avid golfer and enjoyed visiting many different courses throughout the years. For many years he coached “The Hockey Dads” softball team and enjoyed volunteering annually at the Boston Children’s Hospital golf fundraiser.
Louie was a fun-loving man who was loved by all and always had a huge smile to give. He loved his family more than anything in the world and would support them in anything and everything they did. He will be deeply missed!
Loving father of Janice E. (Longo) Casey, her husband Donald of Billerica and Kenneth “Lou” Longo, his wife Donna (Ralli) of Woburn. Cherished “Grampy” of Shannon (Casey) and Joe Stevens, Don and Casey Casey, Chris and Kristen Casey and Patrick Casey and Michelle Welsh, Matthew Longo, Mark and Kerry Longo, Lisa Longo and Mike and Leslie Longo, and 16 treasured great-grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Dorothea Kingston and survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to Louis’ Funeral Mass, Monday, March 28th at 10 a.m., in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Rd., Woburn. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Sunday, March 27th, from 2-5 p.m., in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital 401 Park Drive, Suite 602 | Boston, MA 02215
Published by Lowell Sun on Mar. 25, 2022.