Louis “Lou” Bove, 80, of 82 Paul Revere Rd. Oil City, PA. , died at 6:30 P.M. Thursday Feb. 14, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh after an extended illness.
Born Jan. 18, 1939 in Aliquippa, PA., he was the son of Frances Santolla Bove and the late Dominic Bove.
Lou was a graduate of Aliquippa High School.
He entered the United States Air Force in 1956 and served 4 years and was honorably discharged in 1960. In 1961 he entered the United States Navy and served with them for 6 years.
He had also served with the 171 National Guard in Pittsburgh.
On Jan. 26, 1963 Lou married the former Delphine A. Ramunno in St. Joseph Church in West Aliquippa and she survives. They celebrated 56 years of marriage together.
Lou had worked for J & L. Steel in Aliquippa and later relocated to Oil City where he worked for Pennzoil at the refinery in Rouseville as an instrument supervisor.
He was a member of St. Joseph Church.
Lou enjoyed Karaoke at the VFW, and also enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins.
Lou was Past Commander at the Oil City VFW and the American Legion.
He was also past president of the Oil City Lions Club and was a member of the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard where he serves as Treasurer and Chaplain.
In addition to his wife , he is survived by his mother
Frances Bove of Oakdale, PA.
Robert Bove & his wife Candy of Hopewell Twp.
Annette Holmes & her husband Jim of Titusville
Master Sgt. Bradley Bove & his wife Gayle and their children Tyler, Brooke and Danica of Hawaii
Nicole Bennett & her husband James and their son Conner of CA
Donnie Bove & his wife Renee of Monaca
Emily Schneider & her husband Tim of Oakdale
a sister -in-law
Lucy Ramunno of Oil City
Anthony Ramunno & his wife Darlene and their son Adam of Monaca
and a special cousin
Esther Barbuto & family of Aliquippa
as well as several nieces and nephews.
He is also survived by his extended family at the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard..
Friends will be received from 12Noon-4:00 P.M. Sunday in the Reinsel Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at in the funeral home at 4:00P.M.with Rev. John Miller presiding. Military Honors will be then be accorded by the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard.
Interment will be in the cemetery of the Alleghenies at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard at P.O. Box 137 Franklin, PA. 16323
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com