A Mass of resurrection for Louis L. “Louie” Trevino, 88, of Massena will be held on Sat. May 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Massena. Friends and family may be received on Thursday, May 5, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Friday, May 6, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St. Massena.
Interment will be in Massena Center Cemetery, Massena. Louie passed away on May 1, 2011 surrounded by his loving family at the St. Regis Nursing Home.
He is survived by his wife, Henrietta "Etta"; three daughters, Cynthia and husband Donald Wood of Massena, Shari and husband Kenneth Chrestler of Plattsburgh and Toni and husband Joseph Page of Massena; five grandchildren, Adam Wood, Kylie Wood, Hillary and Rachael Chrestler, and Leanne Page; a sister, Dolores Dery, of Waterbury, CT; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Julia Barbera, Loretta Crump, Rose Rodrigrez, Bernadine Addy, and Helen Henry; and a brother, Tony Trevino.
Louis was born on August 10, 1922 to Sotero and Eufrasia (Burgos)Trevino in Massena. He served in World War II in the US Army. He married Henrietta I. Baker on September 27, 1958 at St. Mary’s Church in Massena. Louie was employed as a Laborer working for the Laborer’s Local Union #322.
He was a member of the Italian - American Club, American Legion Post #79, and member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1141. Louie was well known throughout the North Country as Massena's #1 sports fan. His sign covered truck and his ever present whistle were a staple of all of Massena High School events. His passion for Massena sports were a fabric of the Massena Community. Louie was inducted in the Massena Hall of Fame and in February 2011 received the Chuck Dievendorf Lifetime Acheivement award given by the section 10 hockey coaches. Louie was also well known for his infamous give me an "M" cheer while attending high school sporting events. He could also be found at the bowling alley, keeping score for the guys, and was an excellent bowler for many years. You could also see Louie's truck at the Italian-American Hall every morning for coffee and toast.
At the family's request donations may be made in Louie's name to the Louis L. Trevino Memorial Sports Scholarship c/o Seacomm Federal Credit Union, 45 Stearns St. Massena, NY 13662.
Online condolences may be made to www.phillpsmemorial.com.