Louis A. Dindo WILMINGTON, Mass. — Louis A. Dindo, 88, formerly of Barre, Vermont, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Born and raised in Barre, Louis was the son of Louis and Edvige (DallaBernardina) Dindo. He graduated from Spaulding High School in 1950 and then attended and graduated from Clarkson University with a mechanical engineering degree in 1954. Louis later earned an associate degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University. Louis was employed at General Electric for a few years before a long career with Raytheon, proudly working for 44 years as a mechanical engineer. He worked on numerous, notable defense projects, including contributing to the development of the patriot missile and long-range radar units installed on naval warships. He was very active in the community and involved with youth sports programs, Lions Club and Massachusetts Republican Party. Louis loved being involved with his children’s activities and endeavors. He also loved the great outdoors – spending time skiing, hiking, fishing, camping and boating with his family at the camp in Barre – and traveling with his wife; he remained active, taking daily walks with her. Louis was an enormous sports enthusiast and spent a lifetime attending sporting events of all seasons at all levels from high school and beyond. He had a passion for reading, history of the world wars and listening to big band orchestra music. Louis was an active member of the alumni association of his alma mater, Clarkson University. He recently organized and attended his 65th class reunion at Clarkson University with his devoted wife. Survivors include his wife, Joan (Nutile) Dindo, of Wilmington; his son, Scott Dindo and companion Andrea Bettencourt, of Wilmington; his daughter, Lisa Hayes and husband Steven, of Swampscott; his son, Christopher Dindo and wife Pamela, of Topsfield; and the cherished “Papa” of Derek, Carley and Nicole Hayes and Samantha, Benjamin and Jonathan Dindo. Louis is also survived by many friends and colleagues. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Jeffrey Dindo; and his brother, Angelo Dindo. The service to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the Hedding United Methodist Church, 40 Washington St., Barre. Family and friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. For a memorial guestbook, visit www.hookerwhitcomb.com. Memorial donations in Louis’ name may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.

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