Published in the November 7, 2019 edition.

WAKEFIELD — Louis A. Sassano, 90, of Wakefield, died Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the CareOne in Wilmington.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on April 11, 1929 he was the son of the late George and Rose (Pope) Sassano.

Mr. Sassano was born and raised in Brooklyn and had formerly been a resident of New York City before making his home in Wakefield and raising his family. He had enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict. Lou had retired from Commercial Insurance Company in 1991 after 44 years in the IT field. He had also been a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus.

He was the beloved and devoted husband of Marie N. (Addesso). He was the father of Steven Sassano of Key West, Fla. and Diane Boyer and her husband Michael of Dillsburg, Penn. He was the brother of James Sassano of Long Island, N.Y. and the grandfather of Zachary, Carolyn, and Christopher Boyer and Michael Boyer III. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Saturday at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield at 10 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends at the funeral home on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.