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Louis E. Gentile, 87,

Louis E. Gentile, 87, of Milford passed away March 16, 2014 in his home. He was the husband of the late Ventura (Zingale) (Pagucci) Gentile who passed away in 2010 and the late Anna (Bulso) Gentile who passed away in 1980. He was born in Milford son of the late Ernesto and Antonetta (Rossacci) Gentile and was a lifelong Milford resident.  He was a graduate of the Worcester Trade School class of 1944, where he studied carpentry and cabinet making.
     Mr. Gentile was a decorated World War II Army veteran and was the recipient of Bronze Star for his service in the European Theater. 
    Mr. Gentile was employed as sales director for the Rosenfeld Concrete Company for over 25 years retiring in 1983. He also was a carpenter for most of his life retiring in his mid eighties. He was a member of the Italian American Veteran’s in Milford and D.A.V. Post #6. He was an avid bowler and golfer and enjoyed cooking and gardening.    
       He is survived by his nieces Barbara and her husband Kenneth Sullivan of Medway, Claire and her husband Phillip Mullen of Yarmouth Port, a nephew Ernest Gentile of Milford, dear friends Robert and his wife Dolores DeVita of Milford, great-nephew Matthew Mullen and great-niece Carla Mullen both of Yarmouth Port. He was predeceased by his brother Francis Gentile.    
         The funeral will be held Friday, March 21, 2014 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 7 P.M.  Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 5 East Main St. Milford MA 01757 or to the D.A.V. room 546 State House Boston MA 02133  

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The Marrazzo family is saddened to hear of Louie's passing. His first wife Anna and my Mother Ann Marrazzo were best of friends growing up. I remember visiting them as a child and couldn't wait to get to their house because I knew eventually I would end up dancing the cha cha with Uncle Louie. We have wonderful memories of both Auntie Ann and Uncle Louie (as they were lovingly referred to). Our love and prayers go out to all of his family.
Karen Marrazzo Smith

It was very sad to hear of his passing. My best wishes to all.
Philip F. Filosa

Dear Barbara, Kenny, Claire and PJ, and Ernie, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man. I always remember him smiling. Indeed he was a part of our family. I always remember when I was a very young girl, I used to walk to see your Dad, and Lou would play ball with me in the yard, at your Nonna Gentile's house. Again, my deep sympathy. love you all...Gloria xxoo
Gloria Iacobellis

To the Gentile Family, We offer you our deepest sympathies on Louie's passing. He died almost a year to the day that my late father, John Villani, passed away. They were Army buddies in WW II and my father wrote about their adventures in Europe in a memoir he produced a few years ago. I had the privilege of finally meeting Lou last year. I felt as if I'd always known him. Such a wonderful man! He will be missed terribly but I'm sure he left many warm memories behind that will provide great comfort to all who knew him. Best wishes to all.
Paula (Villani) Bruggeman, Vienna, VA

To the Gentile family. We are so sorry to hear of Louie's passing. He had a kind & gentle soul with many talents. Above all he was a true American Hero. With a smile on his face & a twinkle in his eyes, he always made us laugh. We send our heartfelt & deepest sympathy to all that were blessed to have him in their lives. Love John & Nancy
John Eldridge & Nancy Nichols

To The Gentile Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Louie. He and my dad were friends, and I always enjoyed seeing him. A gentle man with a smile to greet you. He will be missed by many. My deepest sympathy to the family and friends. May he rest in peace. Andrea Rizzi Occhionero
Andrea Occhionero

Barbara and Kenneth, Claire and PJ and Ernie, Mario and I send our deepest sympathy to all of you. Louis was always a part of our family. We are sorry to hear about his passing. Love, Corina and Mario
Mario and Corina Favorito

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