Louis J. Celone

louis celone

July 28, 1949 ~ April 12, 2022

Born in: New Haven , Connecticut
Resided in: Dalworthington Gardens, TX

Louis Joseph Celone passed away peacefully at his home in Dalworthington Gardens, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. Lou was 72 years young. Lou was born in New Haven, Connecticut in the summer of 1949 to Andrew and Lillian Mangan-Celone.

After high school, Lou attended Northeastern University and later, the University of New Haven earning his MBA. Throughout his career as a mechanical engineer, he worked for several major corporations. He traveled throughout the U.S. and internationally where he the opportunity to meet and work alongside many colleagues who have also become friends.

Louis was a member of the Society of Professional Engineers, a current member of the Dalworthington Gardens Planning and Zoning Committee and a founding member of the Mansfield ISD Education Foundation.

Lou and Maggie recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with all of their children and their families. They have enjoyed many years of love and laughter. They feel they have been truly blessed. How could they have known that their meeting at the St. Mary’s CYO dance in high school would lead to such a beautiful life of memories and adventures.

Known as ‘Poppy’ to his family, Lou’s greatest joy was his family. He was happiest when surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Family time was his favorite time, and his love was always unconditional.

Lou is preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Lillian, and grandparents Patrick and Ellen Mangan.

Lou is survived by his wife of 50 years, Maggie, children Jennifer (Chris), Matthew (Christi), Peter (fiancé Nadia), Abbey (Sean), Jonathan (Erin), and Megan (Michael), 15 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In Lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation.


Public Viewing: April 18, 2022 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Room: Chapel

Wade Funeral Home and Crematory
4140 West Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, Texas 76013


Funeral Mass: April 19, 2022 10:00 am

St Vincent dePaul Catholic Church
5819 W Pleasant Ridge Rd
Arlington, Texas 76016

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss.Thinking of you all during this difficult time. May the love of friends and family support you thru this difficult time.

  2. Lou was a great man and will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. Love and prayers for peace and comfort to all the family.

  3. What a wonderful lifetime of love and memories you have had! I am so sorry for the loss of your husband, dad, and Poppy!
    Praying for peace and comfort during this time of need.
    Allison Jones
    (Jonathan’s co-Worker at USACE)

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