WINCHENDON – Louis C. Scerra, 76, of 27 Baldwinville Road, died Thursday evening, November 28, 2019 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, with his family at his side.
He was born in Gardner on December 24, 1942, son of the late Farndy and Bertha (Blanchette) Scerra and attended Narragansett Regional High School. He had lived in Winchendon for over 50 years.
Lou owned and operated the former Lou’s Package Store in Winchendon for many years. In recent years, he also worked as a clerk at Mr. Mike’s. Lou proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Eugene M. Connor Post #193 American Legion. He enjoyed cooking, grocery shopping and his pets. Years ago, he enjoyed doing woodworking projects around his home.
He leaves his wife of 53 years, Lyn M. (Pavlosky) Scerra; two daughters, Nadine R. Boutelle and her husband Wesley Jr of Winchendon and Valerie A. Caron and her husband Steven of Gardner; a sister, Michele Jenkins of Vero Beach, FL; 8 grandchildren, Augustin, Kiel, Carissa, Christopher, Sadie, Sydney, Chelsea and Nicholas and two great grandchildren, Ava and Mia. He was preceded in death by a sister, Celeste Bruce and brothers, Donald Scerra and Michael Scerra.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 10 AM in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery.
Calling hours in the funeral home will be Monday, December 2, 2019 from 5 to 7 P.M. Members of Eugene M. Connor Post #193 will conduct a military ritual Monday at 6:30 P.M.
Memorial donations may be made to Montachusett Veterans’ Outreach Center, 268 Central Street, Gardner, MA 01440.