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Louis Vincent Brescia passed away on February 16, 2023, at the age of 82.
Predeceased by parents, Vincent Battaglia and Mary and Anthony Brescia.
Survived by his devoted wife, Susan; sisters: Nancy Battaglia, Linda Brescia and Rosemarie (John) McEntee; brother, Paul (Carolyn) Brescia; nieces and nephews: Joseph, Ricky, Michael and Tammy Kase, Paul and David Brescia, Jason Brescia, and Michael and Amanda Capomaccio; as well as sister-in-law, Cheryl Capomaccio. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.
From early on, Lou had a special gift for lighting up a room with his contagious smile and confident conversation. After high school, Lou joined the Marines (1960-63) and his diligent service led him to a coveted position as a Rifle Range Instructor. Afterwards, Lou attended Monroe Community College and was proud to be part of its first graduating class. He continued his studies at Syracuse University, obtaining a degree in accounting and soon after becoming a CPA. Lou was diligent in his work and had an entrepreneurial spirit, which drove him to become a successful business owner, real estate specialist and self-educated day trader. Amid his business endeavors, Lou met Susan in 1983, they were later married in a beautiful ceremony in the backyard of their home together and joined by their closest friends and family as well as their pride and joy; dogs, Mario and Nikki. Lou and Susan shared a special love for the dogs and traveled with them often. They enjoyed many travels together, being out on the water, gardening at home and entertaining family and friends.
Lou was extremely generous and loving to all his family and friends. He was always quick to make new friends and had a special place in his heart for children and animals. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him and his smile will never be forgotten.
Calling Hours to be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday, February 24, 2023 at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. (3325 Winton Rd. S). Funeral Mass to be 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at St. Thomas More (2617 East Ave) followed by entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Donations may be made in Louis’ name to the:
Flaum Eye Institute at URMC
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UR Medicine Memory Care Program.
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