The Obit For Lou Berthold

Louis D. Berthod
Monday, 26 July 2010

BURRILLVILLE Louis Lou D. Berthod, 75, of Spring Lake, Glendale, died July 26, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Nancy L. (Edge) Berthod.

Born Sept. 24, 1934 in Woonsocket, a son of the late Pascal and Nancy (Guerra) Berthod. A star outfielder for Woonsocket High School, he played for the US Army in the 1955 Third Army Baseball Championship for Ft. Bragg, N.C. He played professional baseball with the Chicago Cubs farm system before entering the Army in 1953. He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Lou worked as a meter reader, then an appliance salesman for 21 years for Blackstone Valley Electric Company. He also worked as a realtor prior to forming Berthod Realtor and Assoc., which he owned for 25 years. For the last several years Lou worked part-time for Coldwell Banker.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Anthony, Michael and Bruce Berthod of Burrillville; a daughter, Deborah Lozy of No.Smithfield; a brother, Anselme Berthod of Florida; a sister Grace Paul of Florida; 8 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
He was the brother of the late Armando J. DiGorgio.

His funeral will be held on Friday at 9:30 am from the Egidio DiPardo and Sons Funeral Home, 75 Harris Ave., Woonsocket with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in Our Lady of Good Help Church, Victory Hwy., Mapleville. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Jean the Baptiste Cemetery, Bellingham. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Miriam Oncology Program, P.O. Box H, Providence, RI 02901. Calling hours are Thursday from 2 4 and 6 9 pm.