Louis J. Faiella,
age 90, of Quincy, died peacefully at home, on Tuesday, February 2, 2016; surrounded by his loving family,
Louie was born in Quincy where he was raised and educated. He was employed with the City of Quincy’s Highway Department for forty-five years and retired in 1988 as a Foreman. He also worked for the Boston Bowladrome for many years.
Louie was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army, 264th Anti-Tank Regiment, 66 Black Panther Infantry Division. While serving, he received the Good Conduct Medal, The Army Occupation Medal, and the European African Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon. He was also a member of the DAV, Cyril P. Morrissey Post # 294; the American Legion, George F. Bryant Post #613; and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Louie was a “Jack of All Trades”; there wasn’t anything he couldn’t build. Whenever any of his family or friends needed help, Louie was there, without ever being asked. He was a musician and loved playing his guitar. Louie was also an accomplished candlepin bowler, with a three string high of 404. He played cribbage every week with his friends, and he was a member of Saint Joseph’s Parish in Quincy,
Beloved husband for forty-four years of his cherished wife, Alice (Grazioso) Faiella, he was the son of the late Americo and Mary (LoDico) Faiella. He was also the brother of Sally Saluti of Weymouth, Frances Andronico of Quincy, and the late Norma Proto. Louie is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews, and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Bolea-Bonfiglio Funeral Home, 116 Franklin Street, Quincy on Saturday February 6 at 9am. Followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, 550 Washington Street, Quincy at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4-8pm. Interment in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Louie’s memory may be made to the VNA of Boston, 100 Trade Center, Suite G-500, Woburn, MA 01801; St. Joseph’s Church, 550 Washington Street, Quincy; or My Brothers’ Keeper, PO Box 338, Easton, MA 02356.
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