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Arrangements under the direction of Casey McCallum Rice South Shore Funeral Home, Staten Island, NY.

Louis F. Turco, 53
Owned Canal Bar in Brooklyn, family meant the world to him
Louis F. Turco, 53, of Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at his beloved Culver Lake, N.J.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Louis was raised in Staten Island. He received his bachelor's degree in marketing and business from Quinnipiac College. Louis moved back to Brooklyn and opened the Canal Bar in Gowanus. A favorite local dive bar where, "everyone knew your name," and your dogs! Very involved in the community, his bar was host to many a fundraiser. Louis was a true New Yorker, he knew every stat on the Yankees, Rangers and Giants, loved his music, did the crossword puzzles daily and would watch old black and white movies! He was a true trivia buff!
When not in Brooklyn you would find him at home on Culver Lake, sitting on the dock, chilling with family, friends and his pups. Louis touched so many lives in his kind and gentle way.
He had the biggest heart and his unique wit always left a smile on our faces! A beautiful soul that left us much too soon.
Louis is survived by his father and mother, Louis and Tina (nee Valentino) Turco, both of Staten Island, N.Y.; his sisters, Lisa Gibble and husband, Matthew, of Ridgewood, Melissa Georgiou and husband, George, of Cranford, and Alison Jones and husband, John, of Westfield; his nieces and nephews, Samantha, Tina, Abby, Elaina, Christopher, Loukas, Rachel and Stefanos, as well as his sidekicks, Sofie and Augie, and his many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and family friends. Family meant the world to him!
Visitation will be held Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Casey McCallum Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Avenue, Staten Island, N.Y. A Memorial Mass will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Saint Clare's Church, 110 Nelson Ave., Staten Island, N.Y.

Memorial donations may be made to Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, 419 McDonald Ave., Box 180523, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11218 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105, in the fight against Childhood Cancer.

Casey McCallum Rice
South Shore Funeral
30 Nelson Ave.
Staten Island, N.Y. 10308
(718) 317-7600