- SYMPATHY NOTE
Luigi "Louis" D'Onofrio, 81, of Erie, passed away, unexpectedly, on Monday December 16, 2019. He was born April 10, 1938 in Erie, PA, a son of the late Nick and Stella Ambroso D'Onofrio.
Louis was a graduate of Strong Vincent High School.
He served in the United States Navy.
Louis worked at several local manufacturing plants, retiring from GAF.
He enjoyed socializing with his friends at the many clubs he belonged to including The La Nuova Aurora, Circolo Nazionale - National Club Lodge No. 122, Knights of St. George, and The Pulaski Club.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Marie A D'Onofrio.
He is survived by his brother, Michael N. D'Onofrio (Lorraine); nephew, Michael A. D'Onofrio (Kimberly); niece, Carla D'Onofrio all of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; four cousins, Florence Fitzgerald, Cindy Applebee (Tom), Cristen Applebee, and Francis Applebee all of Erie. He is also survived by a great-nephew, Jayden, great-nieces, Noella and Zoey and will be sadly missed by his dogs, Cleo, Brownie, and General Robert E. Lee.
Friends are invited to call on Sunday at the John R. Orlando Funeral Home, Inc., 2122 Raspberry Street, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. and may attend a Funeral Mass on Monday at Sacred Heart Church, 816 West 26th Street, at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be private in Calvary Cemetery