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Henry ("Omoo") Louis

November 15, 1931 ~ October 9, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Henry Louis Obituary

Henry G. Louis Sr.

Henry G  "Omoo". Louis Sr., 91, of Danbury, husband of the late Cecelia “Ceil” (Zito) Louis, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, October 9, 2023.

Affectionately known as our habibi, Henry “Omoo” Louis was born in Danbury on November 15, 1931, the son of the late Abraham and Amelia (Irani) Louis and resided at 27 Orchard St., Danbury.

He attended Danbury schools and graduated from Henry Abbott Technical School where he was a member of its basketball team, an outstanding player and in 1951 was the school’s first All-State basketball player.

Serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as an enlisted soldier, it was shortly after his honorable discharge, Henry met the love of his life “Ceil” and they were united in marriage in 1956 until her passing in 2020. Together, they raised their family in New Fairfield.

For many years, Henry was a former carpenter and realtor., but he most enjoyed his time as a volunteer coach and referee for various sports teams in Danbury.

In his retirement, he loved being employed with Levine Automotive as a driver.

His greatest joys in life, aside from clipping coupons and watching his beloved Yankees, were feeding and spending time with his granddaughters.

Henry is survived by a son Henry “Hank” Louis Jr. and his wife Debbie L. Metzger, a daughter Donna Hart and her husband Guy, granddaughters Emily Hart and her husband David Bournas-Ney and Sarah Hart, a great granddaughter Mia Hart Ney, a sister Lorraine Battles, sister in law Michelle DeMunda and her husband Frank and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church, 17 Granville Ave., Danbury.

Interment will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury, with military honors.

The family will receive friends at St. Anthony Church on Friday, November 17th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wolverine Fund, Henry Abbott Technical School, 21 Hayestown Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516

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Calling Hours (Visitation at Church)
November 17, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church
17 Granville Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810

Funeral Liturgy
November 17, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church
17 Granville Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810


Wounded Warrior Project
PO Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675

Wolverine Fund - Henry Abbott Technical School
21 Hayestown Road, Danbury CT 06810
Tel: 1-203-744-2160


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