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Obituary for Louis J. Cella

Louis J.  Cella
Louis J. Cella, 80, of Hutchinson, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Aug. 11, 1937, in Virginia, a son of the late Louis and Jean (Burton) Cella. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a bus driver for the Pittsburgh Port Authority. Louis enjoyed fishing on Pymatuning Lake. He was a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church, in Herminie. Surviving are his wife, Cecelia (Lukart) Cella; eight children, Louis (Denise) Cella Jr., of North Huntingdon, Elizabeth (Bob) Homick, of North Huntingdon, James Cella, of Lower Burrell, Kimberly (Tom) Traill, of North Huntingdon, Tammi Karasek, of North Huntingdon, Deborah Hand, of Irwin, Denise (Bill Rothermel) Kintigh, of Champion, and Richard (Kim) Kintigh, of Jeannette; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three brothers, James A. (Pat) Cella, of Wilkins Township, Richard F. (Cathy) Cella, of Ligonier, and Paul V. (Kathy) Cella, of McKeesport; an aunt, Sally (Tony) Hovan, of Monroeville; and a brother-in-law, George Lukart, of Westmoreland City. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery, Irwin. To send online condolences, please visit