Obituary for Louis M. Papp
Louis M. Papp, age 93 of The Villages, FL, formerly of Trumbull, CT he entered peaceful rest on December 13, 2017; he was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth "Betty" (Toth) Papp. Mr. Papp was born November 8, 1924 in Bridgeport, CT, son of the late Michael and Helen Papp. He was retired from U.S. Baird of Stratford, CT where he worked as a Machinist and Engineer. Louis was a Cantor for 60 years at the former Holy Trinity Byzantine Greek Catholic Church in Bridgeport; both he and his late wife Betty devoted their time and love to the church by their work with Church Bazaars and baking- "church was their life". Louis could often be found singing Karaoke which he also loved and was truly an inspiration to others. Always the family man, Louis every year at Christmas would be the "family Santa Claus"; however, his most cherished love he held for his granddaughter Christine.
Louis leaves his loving family including his daughter, Lynn Gayda (Andy) with whom he resided, his brothers, James Papp of Lordship, CT and Albert Papp of Stamford, CT, a sister, Helen Pelatowski of Marion, CT, his granddaughter, Christine Gayda (James Sampiere) of Wildwood, FL, a brother-in-law, Alex Toth (Janice) of Shelton, CT, a cousin, Judith Tomasiello of Stratford, CT and several nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours will be held Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church St., Seymour, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow and will be celebrated in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Mountain Rd., Seymour at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Mountain Meadows Cemetery, Seymour. For directions and to share a memory online go to www.hullfh.com