Louis J. Foradori
82, Ebensburg, died January 24, 2020. Born April 5, 1937, in Punxsutawney, the son of Louis J. and Antoinette (Garofolo) Foradori. Preceded in death by parents and the fiancee of his granddaughter, Anna Steg, SSGT Ben Hines, USMC, KIA, Afghanistan, April 8, 2018. Survived by wife, Martha (Welton); Children, Jan Steg (Jim), Vienna, VA; Lisa M. Foradori , Falls Church, VA; Steven L. (Lisa A. Niebauer), McKinney, TX; grandchildren, Anna Steg, Emily Steg and Sara (Hand) Casado (Ron). Sisters-in-law, Lois Morrison and June Welton, and numerous nieces and nephews. Retired and former owner of Lou's Meat Market, Ebensburg. Member of Sons of Italy, Lodge # 866; Fraternal Order of Eagles; American Legion, Post 363; Loyal Order of Moose, #861; Veterans of Foreign War #4963. Lou loved going to fishing camp with his son and lifelong buddies. He enjoyed spending time in Florida for the winter months with his wife and many friends. He also loved beach vacations with his family and nieces and nephews. He was a Slippery Rock Football fan for many years. He enjoyed cooking, gardening and entertaining. Lou always put the needs of others before his own. The Foradori family is grateful for the love and support during Lou's illness given by the caregivers at Rebekah Manor/Cambridge and the nurses and staff of 365 Hospice. Special thanks to Lou and Martha's friends who have been incredibly supportive during this time. Friends will be received Monday 2 - 4 & 6 - 8 p.m. at Matevish & Matevish Funeral Home, Ebensburg, where a vigil wake service will be held Monday afternoon. Funeral mass 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Name Catholic Church, Ebensburg. The Rev. Brian Warchola. Interment Holy Name Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Alzheimer's Association or Holy Name School Angel Fund.
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JOHN W EGNOT
Feb 03, 2020
Martha, God bless you and the family. I'll never forget the Little League days with Steve and our cheer of Shake Shake Shake. Lou got a kick out of the kid's responding. He was a good man and friend. My best to all
Bill Huber
Feb 02, 2020
Sorry for your loss Mrs Foradori, Jan, Lisa and Steve. Mr Foradori was a great guy and a positive influence growing up in the neighborhood.
Vizza Family
Jan 29, 2020
Our heartfelt condolences to the family.
Roseanne Gray
Jan 28, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of Lou's (Buddy) passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Amy Slocum
Jan 27, 2020
Martha I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my prayers.
Catalina Kerr
Jan 27, 2020
The few times I had the pleasure of Lou’s company was always full of joy and he was a true gentleman. His spirit and smile will definitely be missed.
Don Goodrich-Fairview Texas
Jan 27, 2020
Massive condolences from our family to yours ! We met Lou and Martha a few times over past years and we remember with kindness and love the good times that we spent together when they visited Steve and Lisa in Fairview Texas. Of course there was always great food, lots of laughter and usually some really good drinks involved. And it goes without saying, even though I will anyway, that my favorites were always the sausages and jerky and everyone loved Martha's cookies. We felt like part of the family which is HUGE !
I'm just remembering a golf outing that Steve, Lou and I did years ago. I know we had a great time that day.
We were blessed to have spent the time that we did with Lou.
With a sa
...d heart I say god speed my friend. I know we will meet again.
Love to all of you,
Don, Glenda, Matthew and Jessica Goodrich
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Damien Jackson
Jan 27, 2020
Lisa,

We would like to extend our condolences to you and your family during this time. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Damien and the staff from the Office of Official Reporters
The Skanska USA Buildings EH&S Teams
Jan 26, 2020
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Elizabeth (Betty) Caruso Truitt
Jan 26, 2020
I am sorry for your loss. Buddy and I are first cousins and shared
many fun times with our other cousins when we Florida cousins visited.
May you find solace in the memories of good health and good times.
Karla Sherman
Jan 26, 2020
When I was little I remember seeing Buddy at Grandma Mary’s house. He was genuinely friendly and interested in us kids. He always wore a smile on his face. Rest In Peace! Karla Sherman