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LOWELL – Lou J. Bruschi, 82, a longtime Lowell resident, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband to Maria (Forte) Bruschi, with whom he shared Fifty Nine years of Marriage.

Born June 18, 1941, in Torino, Italy, he was a son of the late Valerio and the late Rosemary (Sciortino) Bruschi. He was raised and educated in Italy and served with the Italian Military. He moved to Canada in 1966 before moving to the United States in 1981 because he loved this Country. He made his home in Lowell until his death.

Mr. Bruschi was a Civil Engineer for more than sixteen years in Canada, and retired at the age of 69 after working as a Civil Engineer in the greater Boston Area.

A parishioner of Holy Trinity Polish Church for many years, he will be remembered as a great singer as well as a piano, organ, and guitar player for which he was well known throughout the area. Music was always a big part of his life and he enjoyed being able to bring music to many. He was also a member of the Masonic Temple in Lowell.

In addition to his loving wife, Maria, he is survived by his daughters, Theresa Zagler and her husband, Alex, of Haverhill, Pamela Pickard and her husband, Stephen, of Goffstown, NH, and Sabrina Bruschi of Dracut; his beloved eleven grandchildren, Elka, Anya, Natasha, Stephen, Zachary, Adam, Ayden, Noah, Collin, Logan, and Ryleigh; his three great grandchildren; as well as his long time family friend, Anna Milczarek of Lowell.

Family and friends may call at MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 NESMITH ST, LOWELL on Saturday, January 20, 2023 from 12 Noon until 3 p.m. His Funeral Service will follow the Visitation at 3 p.m. Burial will be held privately. In Lou’s Memory, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 11 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. 02472.Arrangements by the MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 Nesmith Street, Lowell, 978-452-6361. Please find us on facebook or visit to leave the family a message of condolence.


  • Bob Kilmartin Posted January 20, 2024 9:09 am

    I am sorry to read of Lou’s passing. Condolences to his family. I be-friended Lou in the 90’s when we lived in Lowell, and although we
    lost touch, always considered him a dear friend. RIP

  • Gail Sullivan Posted February 10, 2024 7:09 pm

    Maria, Theresa and family: My Deepest Condolences on the passing of Lou. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

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