Lloyd Joseph Susini, 97, of Lower Burrell, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born October 11, 1923 in Glen, PA to the late Adelindo and Nina Corsi Susini.
He was a graduate of East Deer High School. In 1945 he earned a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, then known as Carnegie Institute of Technology. He also attended Penn State University taking managerial courses.
Lloyd worked in the steel industry for 32 years at various steel companies in managerial positions. He also owned Milanos Restaurant in New Kensington along with his parents and Glade Beverage in Lower Burrell with his brother, Robert. Upon his retirement from Jessop Steel Company in 1989, he founded Susini Specialty Steel Company in Natrona Heights. He worked there alongside his son and daughter until the age of 89.
He loved traveling with his wife. They made several trips to Italy. He traveled the United States, Mexico, France, Germany, Austria, and Sweden. He loved to fish, play bocce, play cards, but mostly he loved to be surrounded by his family.
He is survived by his children, Sandra Susini, of Indian Wells, Calif., Thomas A. (Terry) Susini, of North Hills, Marlene (David) Kavolak, of Washington, Pa., Laurence M. (Rhonda) Susini, M.D., of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Karen A. (Peter) Less, of Lower Burrell; grandchildren, Juli, Christopher (Heather) and Jared (Cholla) Susini, Jaclyn (David) Bacon, Stephen (Samantha) Less, Michelle (Ben) Famoso, Zachary Kavolak and Logan Susini; and great-grandchildren, Maddox, Griffin, Saige, Stella, Mila, David, Caleb, Adeline, and Aldo.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 60 years, Genevieve C. Susini; and brother, Robert G. Susini.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m., on Monday, May 10, 2021 in Ross G. Walker Funeral Home Ltd., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where prayers of transfer will be held on Tuesday, May 11 at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Christian funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Margaret Mary Church, 3055 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell. Entombment will follow in Greenwood Mausoleum, Lower Burrell. To send an online condolence visit www.rossgwalker.com.
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