Louis Amadio

Louis J. Amadio, 98, lifelong resident of Milford, NH, died on February 2, 2015, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH.

He was born in Milford on March 26, 1916, a son of Antonio and Anna (D’Andrea) Amadio.

Mr. Amadio had been employed as a manager for French & Heald Furniture Company, Milford for many years and had previously worked at Label Art, Wilton for 24 years.

He was an avid fisherman and loved music. He enjoyed playing guitar and stand-up bass in his band, Louis J. Amadio & The Tavern Boys.

Mr. Amadio was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Germany and France during World War II and was discharged in 1946, with the rank of Sergeant. In addition, he was a member of Harley Sanford Post No. 4368, VFW, Milford and Granite Grange No. 7, Milford.

He was predeceased by his wife, Miriam A. (Small) Amadio, who died in 1995; a granddaughter, Pamela A. (Shea) Riehl Burke, who died on January 18, 2015; a brother, Joseph Amadio; and a sister, Mary D’Amato.

Family members include his daughter and son-in-law, Alicia C. and Malcolm Shea, of Milford; two great-grandsons, William Riehl and Sean Riehl; several nieces and nephews including Robert Amadio, of Milford.

There are no visiting hours. Due to the weather, funeral services scheduled for Monday, February 9th at 10:30 A.M. were rescheduled for Wednesday, February 11th at 10:30 A.M. in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Home Health & Hospice Care, Community Hospice House, Attn: Development, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 or Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.