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Louis F. Cava

January 11, 1958 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 64)

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Obituary

 

Louis Frank Cava, a life-long Cold Spring, NY resident, recently of Fishkill, NY, passed away on March 14, 2022 at the Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY; he was 64 years old. He was born at the Peekskill Hospital in Peekskill, NY on January 11, 1958, son of the late William and Rose Marie (Prestiani) Cava. He attended and graduated from the Haldane High School, Class of 1976. Lou enjoyed sports in high school, especially football; he was known by classmates and teammates as ‘Galloping Lou Cava’.

Upon graduating from High School Louis enlisted in the United States Army serving from July 16, 1976 until July 15, 1979. He received an honorable discharge of service which he was proud.

Lou further his education and attended Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY; where he received a Bachelor of Science degree.

Later on in life, he loved working at the Walmart Supercenter in Fishkill, NY as a store associate. He will be greatly missed by many of his friends and coworkers.

Louis is survived by his loving sister Susan Marie Confalone; his nephew and niece, Christopher Confalone and Melissa (Curt) Williams; and his caring great niece Carina Williams. He will always be remembered for being a loving son, brother, uncle & friend.

His Family & Friends will gather to celebrate & remember his Life on Wednesday, March 30th from 7-9pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, where at 8:00PM a prayer service will be offered with military honors rendered by the United States Army Honor Guard. A Private Interment will be at the discretion and convenience of his family. 

In lieu of flowers the family wishes for memorial donations to be made to either the Our Lady of Loretto Church, 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516; Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), P.O. Box 1129, Beacon, NY 12508; or to a charity of your choice. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: www.LibbyFuneralHome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 30, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Prayer Service
Wednesday
March 30, 2022

8:00 PM
Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Military Honors
Wednesday
March 30, 2022

8:30 PM
Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Donations

Animal Resue Foundation (ARF)
P.O. Box 1129, Beacon NY 12508
Tel: 1-845-831-5161

Our Lady of Loretto Church
24 Fair Street, Cold Spring NY 10516
Tel: 1-845-265-3718
Email: lorettochurch@gmail.com
Web: https://ladyofloretto.org/

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