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Louis C. Dettenmayer

July 25, 1932 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Louis C. Dettenmayer Obituary

Louis C. Dettenmayer, 91 of Fayetteville, NC passed away Monday, January 1, 2024, surrounded by his family at the North Carolina Veterans Home.

Louis was born July 25, 1932, in Scranton, Pennsylvania to the late Carl and Sadie Dettenmayer. He was preceded in death by loving wife of 47 years, Florence.

Louis is survived by his son, Carl, daughter-in-law Elizabeth; grandchildren Hayley, Matthew, Thomas and Tony Bloomfield.

Louis worked for the Petersburg Silk Mills until it's closing in 1988 and Patrick Advertising until his retirement.

He was a Korean War era Veteran in the U.S. Naval Reserves as well as the U.S. Air Force. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason for over 50 years and Past Master of King Solomon Lodge 584 in Dunmore, Pennsylvania. He was an avid golfer in his younger years and a proud member of the Boneyard Gang at the Scranton YMCA.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, 318 East Drinker Street.  Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery. 

Visitation services will be held from 5-7pm on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at the funeral home. 

The family would like to express our thanks and gratitude for the wonderful assistance and care given by Pruitt Hospice.

If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to Pruitt Cares Foundation for Family Crisis Grants. Contributions may be mailed to Pruitt Health Hospice & Palliative Care, 2850 Village Drive, Suite 102, Fayetteville NC, 28304.

Memorial contributions may also be made to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, PO Drawer 498, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 or email to

The family also wants to thank the All Veteran Group for their help and support.

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January 9, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home
318 East Drinker Street
Dunmore, PA 18512

Funeral Service
January 10, 2024

10:00 AM
Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home
318 East Drinker Street
Dunmore, PA 18512

Interment following funeral service
January 10, 2024

Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Township


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