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BFC extends sympathies to Hockessin Fire Company
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Louis J. Amabili, Sr., 88, of Hockessin, DE passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Born in Hockessin on August 8, 1929, he was the son of the late Corrado and Elisa Amabili.

Lou was a graduate of Conrad High School and the University of Delaware. He dedicated his life to fire service, having joined the Hockessin Fire Company in 1947 and worked through the ranks to become Chief Engineer, 1st and 2nd Assistant Chief, along with Vice President, President, President Emeritus and a Director for the past 30 years. Lou was appointed the first Director of the Delaware State Fire School in 1964 and served in that capacity until his retirement in 1996. Calling hours will be held at the Hockessin Memorial Hall, 610 Yorklyn Road, Hockessin on Thursday, October 5 from 4:00-7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin on Friday, October 6 at 11:00AM. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lou may be made to Hockessin Volunteer Fire Company, 1225 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707.

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