AUSTINTOWN - Louis W. Schettino, Jr., 60, passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 8, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Louis, known to all as “Lou” or “Louie,” was born Nov. 16, 1960. in Youngstown, a son of the late Louis Schettino, Sr. and Hilda Horeth Schettino, and was a lifelong area resident.
Lou was a 1979 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School and attended ATES Technical Institute. Lou worked as a journeyman electrician through IBEW Local No. 64.
Mr. Schettino was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown.
Lou was a very kind-hearted and generous man, and was an organ and tissue donor, giving the gift of life to others after his passing. He loved visiting Ocean City, Md., greatly enjoyed Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, and he loved his remote controlled helicopters, drones, and cars. He loved cooking, baking, and eating, but most of all, Louie enjoyed the time he spent with his family.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 32 years, Laura Brooke Schettino, whom he married Oct. 22, 1988; his daughter, Leah Schettino (Bobby Matthews) of Austintown; two grandchildren, Roman and Ava Matthews; three sisters, Tootsie Schettino of Girard, Margie (Mark Finkle) Schettino of Youngstown, and Roseann (Michael) Jeswald of Youngstown; his mother-in-law, Norma Brooke of Youngstown; three brothers-in-law, Rick (Julie) Brooke of Moorpark, Calif., Mike (Mary) Brooke of Holland, Ohio, and Jim Dunlap of Youngstown; many nieces, nephews, and extended family members; and many friends.
Lou will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Besides his parents, three sisters Nancy Russell, Mary Lou Dunlap, and Eleanor, and a brother-in-law, Ray Russell, preceded Louie in death.
Per Lou’s request, there will be no calling hours or services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.
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