Louis Kudrena, age 89, died on May 3, 2020.He was born on April 22, 1931 in New York, New York to Louis Kudrena and Anna Fitzgerald. Beloved husband of the late Leila “Terri” née Callahan. Devoted father of Carolyn Johnson (Bobby), Allyne Zappalla, Elizabeth Bauerschmidt (Eric) and the late Kenneth. Adored Papa of Rob, Cate, Kristen,Lisa, Michelle, Jenny,Stephanie, Michael, Angela, Kyle and Dominic. Great Papa to Hailey, Arianna, RJ, Penny and Lilly. Cherished brother of the late Patricia. Louis was a kind and patient man who loved and doted on his grandchildren and great grandchildren or his “little people”.
He attended Cardinal Hayes High School and received his accounting degree from Fordham University. After retiring from an accounting career at Rockefeller Center Inc. he served as a Veterans counselor at the Nassau County Veteran’s Service agency.
Louis was a proud Korean War veteran, a past Master Mason of the Bethpage/ Hicksville Masonic Lodge, and a life member and quartermaster of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Louis and his wife enjoyed several wonderful retirement years in Florida before returning to New York in 2011. He will be dearly missed by all those who loved him.
Celebration of life at the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home at 2786 Hempstead Tpke, Levittown and Mass at St. Bernard R.C. Church will be arranged at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Bernard Parish Ministry would be greatly appreciated
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