|Birth: ||Dec. 24, 1961|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 2007|
Louis Francis Aiello III
Louis Francis Aiello III, 45, of Charleston, died Saturday, June 16, 2007, at home, surrounded by his family, following a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Lou was born on Dec. 24,1961, in Philadelphia, Pa., where he spent the first 30 years of his life. He graduated from Chestnut Hill Academy, Villanova University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, and the University of Charleston, where he earned a Masters of Business Administration. He was a Non-Revenue Supervisor with the West Virginia-American Water Company, where he has also held various positions, including Leak Detection Supervisor, Engineer and Assistant Distribution Superintendent. Prior to working for West Virginia-American Water, he was employed as a civilian engineer at the United States Naval base in Philadelphia.
He was a Roman Catholic and a member of Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral Parish, where he served as a lector. Everyone whose life Lou touched knew that he was a wonderful and loving husband, father, coach, mentor and friend. His involvement reached a host of activities and organizations. He was a founding member of the St. Michael the Archangel Council of the Knights of Columbus; the chartered organization representative of Cub Scout Pack 28; a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity; and he served on the American Water Works Association Committee. He was a member of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce, earning Ambassador of the Year honors. He was also a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, Sacred Heart Grade School, and he coached a number of youth sports, including tee ball, soccer, hockey, basketball and baseball.
Left to cherish memories of Lou are his wife and love of his life, Susan Kawash Aiello, who he married on Jan. 4, 1986, and their four children, Maria, Michael, Andrew and Sarah, all at home; his parents, Louis and Elaine Aiello of Philadelphia, Pa.; his brother, Christopher Aiello and wife, Krista, of Plymouth Meeting, Pa.; his sisters, Gina Aiello of Spring City, Pa., Mariann Haselman of Richmond, Va., Lisa Laws and husband, Robert, of North Cape May, NJ.
He is also survived by his wife's brothers and sisters and their spouses, Christine Kawash Gibbons and her husband, Tim, of Charleston, Constance Kawash Wood and her husband, Joe, of Gahanna, Ohio, Stephen Kawash and his wife, Perriann, of Charleston, Catherine Kawash Leikhim and her husband, Bill, of Midland, Mich., Michael Kawash and his wife, Janet, of South Charleston; many uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends will miss Lou as well.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral on Wednesday, June 20, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. William Petro officiating.
Snodgrass Funeral Home in South Charleston is in charge of arrangements, where there will be visitation on Tuesday, June 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. A Rosary will be prayed at the funeral home at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Final resting place will be Sunset Memorial Park in South Charleston.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a family trust established to assist the Aiello Family's financial needs. Checks may be made to: The WWAD Trust Fund, 300 Chase Tower, 707 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301.
Sunset Memorial Park
West Virginia, USA
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Record added: Jun 19, 2007
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