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Louis A. DeWan

August 17, 1932 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Louis DeWan Obituary

Louis A. DeWan, 91, of Southbury, husband of Mary Ann (Puopolo) Dewan, died on Friday, December 29, 2023, at Griffin Hospital, Derby.   The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 8, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church, 17 Granville Ave., Danbury.  Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury.  The family will receive friends at St. Anthony Church on Monday, January 8, 2024 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m..



Louis A. DeWan, 91, of Southbury, peacefully passed away surrounded by love on Friday, December 29, 2023. He was the loving husband of Mary Ann (Puopolo) DeWan, with whom he shared over 52 special years. Lou was born in Danbury on August 17, 1932, son of the late Nassif and Sadie (Najjar) DeWan. 

Lou attended Danbury schools, and then went on to serve in the US Air Force. He became a machinist and worked at Amphenol before starting his own machine shop, DeWan Manufacturing Company. In his retirement, he kept busy swapping cars as a driver for Colonial Ford, attending his grandchildren's school and sporting events, golfing, and he always enjoyed going for a drive. He was a member of the Lebanon-American Club of Danbury, and of St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church. 

Louis will be remembered for his great sense of humor, his firm handshakes and warm hugs, his generosity and kindness, and his unwavering faith.

 Louis will be deeply missed by his wife, as well as his daughter Bonnie DeWan, his son Darren DeWan, his granddaughter Azania (Brodeur) Buckley and her husband Stephen, his grandson Jaden Brodeur, his great granddaughter Blake Buckley, and many nieces and nephews. Louis was predeceased, in addition to his parents, by his brother George E. DeWan. 

Calling Hours are from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Monday, January 8, 2024 in St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church, 17 Granville Ave., Danbury followed by the Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. 

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


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January 8, 2024

9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
St. Anthony Church

Funeral Liturgy
January 8, 2024

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


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