Louis “Lou” Corletto


Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 19, 2021

Louis “Lou” Corletto, 91 of Wilmerding, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Catherine "Kate" (Salina) Corletto. Loving father of Mary (Matt) Flaherty, Stephanie (Dennis) Traynor, Carmella (Joe) Drakulic, and Angela (Doug) Mathis. Proud grandfather of Natalie and Katie Drakulic, Michael and Salena Mathis, and Taylee Richardson. Cherished great-grandfather of Nina Louise and Mason Robert. Also survived by his sister, Josephine (the late John) Dimasi; and nephews, Fred and John (Christine) Dimasi. Preceded in death by his parents, Angelo and Carmella (Cacevella) Corletto; and niece, MaryJo Romano. Lou proudly worked as an aircraft mechanic and later retired from WABCO as a core maker and machinist. He kept active during retirement by working as a security guard for Keystone Commons, where he worked into his 80s. Lou was a handyman and jack of all trades, and he took pride in being able to fix things himself. The family would like to thank the staff at Amedysis Hospice for the compassionate care they provided their father.

Friends will be received Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 6 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 118 Shaw Ave., Turtle Creek (412-823-1950). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2835 E. Carson St., Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.

Originally published June 19, 2021.

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