MARBLEHEAD, MA - Beloved and dedicated father, grandfather and brother, Louis N. Regilio, passed away peacefully in his home on the evening of March 2, 2018.
Louis will be remembered by all for his big-hearted generosity and kindness. His positive outlook and happiness was an inspiration to all.
Born and raised in Chicago, Louis lived in Marblehead, Mass., for the past 33 years. He loved and was well-known in his adopted town where he worked at the post office for many years.
Louis had a great appreciation of natural beauty. He loved to walk to the beach or sit at Fort Sewall and take in the view, finding peace with his surroundings.
Recognized for his immense talent as an artist, Louis's collection of acclaimed works spans his entire life. Louis was often recognized for his work and designed for the winning logo for the 2011 Marblehead Festival of Arts. Louis is notable for his traditional approach to his craft. Never utilizing computer software or any modern tools Louis's compositions stood out as expressions of a genuine artist.
Louis was an avid fisherman, a pastime he enjoyed with his children and grandchildren alike.
Louis Regilio was a proud veteran of the U.S. armed forces and a patriotic American.
He will be forever missed by his children, Kathleen, Anne, Julie, Michael, Jeanne and Tim; his grandchildren, Ryan, Cate, Alexa, Kyle, Will, Ben, John, Tim, Adriana and Violet; his brothers, Richard and Michael; and his sisters, Rose Marie and Melba.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 85 Atlantic Avenue, Marblehead, on Friday, March 9, at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. Visiting hours will be held in the Eustis and Cornell Funeral Home, 142 Elm Street, Marblehead, on Thursday, March 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. To share a memory of Louis or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.eustisandcornellfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 6, 2018