Louis A. Zoufaly
Louis A. Zoufaly
MANCHESTER ó Louis A. Zoufaly, 88, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington.
He was born March 2, 1925 in Flushing, N.Y., the son of William J. and Agnes (Henle) Zoufaly.
He received his education in Elmhurst, N.Y.
A World War II Army veteran, he served from 1943 to 1945. He fought in several battles including the Battle of the Bulge, Normandy, Northern France and Rhineland.
He married Marie R. Choquette in February 1949.
In 1946, following the service, he began a career with New England Telephone. He started as a lineman, and in 1968 was promoted to systems supervisor, a position he held until retiring in December of 1984.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing, gardening, horse race handicapping and especially bee keeping.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Maria R. Zoufaly; his children, Aime Zoufaly of Manchester, Michele Sargent of Granville, N.Y., Louise Zoufaly of Surprise, Ariz., Michael Zoufaly of Belchertown, Mass., and Thomas Zoufaly of Manchester; a niece, Roberta White, who was a part of their home; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Emil Zoufaly and Howard Zoufaly; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, William Zoufaly.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Christ Our Savior Parish (Saint Paulís) in Manchester, Saturday, Jan. 11, at 12:30 p.m., with the Rev. Thomas Mattison officiating.
Burial with military honors will take place in Factory Point Cemetery in Manchester in the spring.
Memorial contributions in memory may be made to either the American Heart Association or St. Paulís Catholic Church, through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral and Cremation Service, PO Box 1316, Manchester Center, VT 05255.