Louis Edgar Zaluski, 84, of Edwards, N.Y., passed away April 10, 2017, at the Gouverneur Hospital.
Louis was born July 23, 1932, in Southampton, Long Island, the son of the late Stanley and Dorris Backus Zaluski. He graduated from Edwards Central School in 1951. On Oct. 9, 1951, he married Jean Anne Whitmarsh who passed away in October of 2016.
After serving four years in the navy, Louis delivered milk for the Edwards milk plant before taking a job with the Gouverneur Talc Company. He held various positions with the company and eventually would become the mine foreman, retiring in 1994.
“Snook,” as he was affectionately known by his friends and family, was an avid hunter and longtime member of the Pine Tree hunting club.
Surviving are a son, Steven L. (Kathy) Zaluski, of Adams Center, N.Y., a daughter, Chris A. (Ralph) Smith, of Cazenovia, four grandchildren, Heather (Daniel) Tarzia, of Watertown, Sarah (Ehimika) Ohiorhenuan, of Los Angles, Ca., Christopher (Erin) Smith, of Randolph, N.J. and Scott( Jennifer) Smith, of Huntersville, N.C.; five great-grandchildren, a sister Constance Zaluski Desmond, of Lawrenceville, N.J., a brother-in-law Richard Whitmarsh, of Edwards, N.Y., a sister-in-law, Sally Capone (Salvator), of Star Lake, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews. A brother, Stanley, predeceased him.
There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 441 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204. Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be made to dlcalarco.com.