Louis W. Inzillo of Scranton died early Friday morning at home. His wife of 44 years is the former Loretta Siwinski Inzillo.
Born in Wilmington, DE. he was the son of Angelina Minora Inzillo, of Scranton and the late Dominic Inzillo. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and attended Wilkes University. Mr. Inzillo served in the United States Navy, as a Yeoman, where he was stationed for 24 months in Newport, R.I. He was one of the founders of Donetta Foods in the 70’s and co-created the original Luigi’s Italian Ice. He also formed the Inzillo/ Mannino Harness Racing Team at Pocono Downs and did a stint as a sports reporter, where he was known as “Clocker Lou, the Horse Handicapper” for the Scranton Times. Throughout his career he worked in the food service industry, most notably serving as Vice President for Hills Brothers Coffee, San Francisco, CA.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and son who adored his family. He was also an avid golfer and New York Yankees fan. A frequent traveler to Europe, he particularly loved Italy and Vienna, Austria. He will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to know him.
Also, surviving are a daughter, Loretta Novajosky, husband Paul, Minooka; a son, Nick Inzillo and wife, Maura Boland, Peckville; 3 grandchildren, Kate and Samantha Novajosky and Nicholas Inzillo; several beloved cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dante Inzillo and aunt, Joan Minora.
Special thanks to his cousin Dr. Barry A. Minora M.D., Dr. Brian Mott M.D. and the wonderful nurses and staff at CMC Hospital.
Those planning on attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church 801 Taylor Ave., Scranton, PA. Interment, Private at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call Monday, 3 to 6 p.m. in the Vanston & James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Center 2010 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509