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Louis N DeToro

October 10, 1948 ~ May 1, 2017 (age 68)

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Louis N. DeToro, 68, of Austintown, died Monday May 1, 2017 at Park Center Healthcare and Rehab Center in Boardman after bravely fighting a life long battle with mental illness.

He was born October 10, 1948 in Youngstown the son of Louis M. and Rose Caruso DeToro. 

He was a 1966 graduate of Boardman High School and a 1971 graduate of Carnegie Melon University in Pittsburgh with a Masters Degree in Industrial Administration. He was employed at The International Trade Comission and Federal Reserve in Washington D.C. and also taught economics and statistics at Youngstown State University.

He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica in Youngstown, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Austintown, and attended Holy Ghost Orthodox Church. He enjoyed playing golf, author of “How Not To Play Golf” and played at the old course at St. Andrews in Scotland.He was also a volunteer reader at the Youngstown Radio Reading Center for over 25 years and an accomplished artist whose works have been displayed at Mill Creek Golf Course, his church, and at many homes of his family.

He will be sadly missed by his wife Constance Naoum DeToro whom he lovingly referred to as “Connie Chott”  and were married on her birthday on November 9, 1996. He will also be missed by a brother Jim DeToro and his wife Sue of Austintown, a sister Adele Mitchell of Newport News, Virginia, an aunt, Nicki Perline of Hubbard, and a large extended Italian Family.

Lou was also known by his family as Leo, Brother, Weege, and Louie Chott

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call from 5 to 7PM Thursday at Vaschak-Kirilla Funeral Home in Youngstown

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica in Youngstown with Msgr. Michael Cariglio officiating, preceded by a 9:30AM prayer service at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Belmont Park Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends can light a candle, sign the guest book, and send e-mail condolences at



 Service Information

May 4, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Vaschak-Kirilla Funeral Home
3100 Canfield Road
Youngstown, OH 44511

Mass of Christian Burial
May 5, 2017

10:00 AM
Mt. Carmel Church Youngstown
343 Via Mt. Carmel
Youngstown, OH 44505

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