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Fielack, Louis Matthew Jr., 82, of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2019. He was born on August 7, 1936 in Queens, New York, the only son to his adoring parents, Louis Matthew and Kathleen (Mighton) Fielack, who preceded him in death. After graduating from De La Salle Institute and Rutgers University, Louis joined the United States Air Force and served his country as a pilot from 1959 to 1967 reaching the rank of Captain and flew with the Strategic Air Command, completing his military career with the 924th Air Refueling Squadron at Castle AFB, California. Louis retired from flying. in 1996 after 29 years of commercial aviation experience. He was a pilot at Pan American World Airways, Delta Airlines and also the Dubai Royal Air Wing. After retirement, he enjoyed life in Satellite Beach, Florida with his loving wife Maryann (Claire) Fielack who preceded him in death. After a fly-fishing trip to Arkansas where he fell in love with the Ozarks, he moved to Mammoth Spring, AR. Lou was a member of ALPA, American Legion, VFW, NRA and many other organizations and was a generous donor of time and money to many charities. His passions included his bird dog "Jake" and cat "Sam", flying, classic cars, motorcycles, classical and ragtime music, travel and camping. He was honest, quick witted, independent and loved his country. Survivors include his children: Louis M. Fielack III and his wife Terry, Debra Venuti and her husband Louis, Raymond Fielack and his wife Vonnie, Robert Fielack and his wife Zarina Mak and Matthew Fielack. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Anthony Vergara, Michelle Gloria, Brian Gloria, Jennifer Venuti, Louis Venuti Jr., Ross Taylor, Andrew Fielack and Liam Fielack; two great grandchildren Keaton Taylor and Cordry Taylor; his first wife, Marilyn Moore whom he cherished and her husband Ned; and many other relatives and good friends. Memorial Visitation Friday, March 22nd, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc., 234 Broadway, Bethpage. Funeral Mass Saturday, March 23rd, 10 am at St. Martin of Tours RC Church, Bethpage. Inurnment following at St. Charles Cemetery, East Farmingdale. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Lou's memory to his favorite charity; the Arkansas Sheriffs Youth Ranch, PO Box 3964, Batesville, AR 72503.
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