Louis L. Lunetta
April 11, 1924 – July 2, 2018
Louis L. Lunetta passed away peacefully on Monday, July 2, 2018 at the age of 94. A long-time Boston resident, he grew up in the North End, raised his family in Jamaica Plain and moved back to the North End before relocating to Ft. Lauderdale. Louis graduated from The English High (’42), served in the U.S. Army during World War II and received his degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University in 1947. During his early career, he was the resident engineer on many public school and hospital construction projects in the Greater Boston area. As a chief engineer for Thompson Starrett, some of his more notable projects included the Hayden Memorial Library at MIT, the Blackstone Power Plant, construction of Jordan Marsh Company Store #1 at Downtown Crossing and the North Shore Shopping Center in Peabody. Mr. Lunetta’s midcareer was with PSHD Architects where he served as the Chief Superintendent of Construction until he joined Allied Stores in 1966. In his position as Supervising Engineer with Allied, he was responsible for all Jordan Marsh Facility construction in New England until his retirement in 1988.
Louis is survived by his son, Louis Jr. and his wife Christine, son-in-law, Cosmo DiSchino, grandchildren, Danielle Lunetta, Christopher and Alexander DiSchino.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Monday, July 9, 2018 in St. Leonard Church, 320 Hanover St, Boston, followed by a interment at St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale. In lieu of flowers, Louis requested that donations be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 3191-A Airport Loop Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 in memory of his daughter, Sheila Lunetta DiSchino.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
3191-A Airport Loop Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626
- Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 9, 2018
Louis L. Lunetta
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July 6, 2018
So sorry for your loss, Louis will be greatly missed he was such a dear sweet man and it was an honor and a privilege to have known him. I hope they have lots of hot soup waiting for him in heaven. Love Rosalyn xoxo (Atria)
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