Louis Andrew Otto, age 82, of Hibbs, PA, passed away on Monday March 14, 2022 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
He was born on Monday October 2,1939 in Tower Hill 2. a son of Louis P. and Catherine (Brachna) Ottoviani.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Brenda J. Otto and a brother, Andrew Ottoviani.
Lou was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Footdale, Pa., a 1957 graduate of Redstone High School, he served his Country with the United States Navy, on the USS Saufley.
He retired from Dilworth Mine in Crucible, Pa., he was a member of the UMWA District # 2 1980 - A Proud Union Brother and a Member of the Pensioner Leadership Committee and Local Union 1980 where he served as Trustee and Former Officer. Inducted into the Washington/Greene Central Labor Council's Labor Hall of Fame for Exceptional Leadership in the Labor Movement.
His hobbies included cooking for family and friends especially Italian dishes at the Son's of Italy in Brownsville, Pa.; wine making, pitching softball, yard work and so much more. Lou was an avid Steeler and Pirates Fan, he liked to dance, loved watching boxing and loved his dog Nucci and Cat Katrina. Lou belonged to Adah Volunteer Fire Company and served as President. He was a lifetime member of the AMVETS Post 103, Hopwood, Pa, Italo-American Citizens Club, Masontown, Pa., Son's of Italy-Brownsville, Frank Riccco # 731 – Treasure/Secretary; Finleyville Italian Gumbo Society, Italian-American Club, Canonsburg, Pa.; He played softball for Yoney's, The Italian Club , Fike's and the CV's.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 36 years Patricia (DellaDonna) Otto, children, Louis S. Otto (Sharlene), Joseph A. Faris (Lisa); Grandchildren, Louis C. Otto (Megan), Nicco Faris, Breanna J. Otto; Great grandchildren, Louis Landry Otto, Sylvia Otto. Lou was the eldest of 8 children; Brothers & Sisters Surviving; Patricia Silva (Husband, Floyd) Albuquerque,N.M., Judy Knight, Stuart, Va., Rita Norman (Husband, Bob),Tower # 2, Pa., Joseph Ottoviani Centerville, Va., Anthony Ottoiani (wife, Judy) Catlett, Va., Dominick Ottoviani (Wife, Marcia) Newell, Pa.
Several nieces & nephews and several great-nieces & great nephews. Also survived by several brother-in-laws & sister-in-laws. Godfather to Gina and Michael Norman.
Friends will be received on Thursday, March 17, 2022 from 2-8 p.m., in the Terravecchia-Haky Home for Funerals, Inc., 71 Pennsylvania Ave., Uniontown, Pa., and on Friday March 18, 2022 until 9 a.m., when prayers of transfer will be said.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Footdale, Pa.
Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa. Where military honors will be accorded by The AMVETS Post 103 of Hopwood, Pa.