Louis “Lou” Scarpa of Windham, N.H., died peacefully and in the presence of family at Massachusetts General Hospital on November 28, 2017. He was 89.
Lou will be forever remembered by his devoted wife of 44 years, Donna; their daughter, Jodi (John) Robinson of Dover, Mass.; and his five children from his former marriage, Robert Scarpa of Lakewood, Colo., Jane (Glenn) Santini of Woburn, Mass., Maria (Ric) Caruso of Wakefield, Mass., William Scarpa of Littleton, Mass., and Beth (Bill) Huber of Glenview, Ill. He was the loving grandfather of 13 grandchildren, Ava, Locke, Jill, Michael, Lesley, Lindsay, Rugo, Krista, Caroline, Candice, Carlo, Will, and Danny. He had 10 great-grandchildren, and counting. He was preceded in death by his sisters and their husbands, Mary (Carmine) Guida of Stoneham, Mass., and Jessie (Jack) Lyons of Tewksbury, Mass.
Lou enjoyed a 37-year career at Raytheon, where he worked as an engineer from 1955 to 1992. Lou and Donna lived for 25 years in Salem, N.H., before moving to Windham. They enjoyed traveling, especially to New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Sunday, December 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main St., Salem, NH. A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. at the funeral home; open to all. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com.
Published on  December 3, 2017