NEW LISBON — Louis A.W. Enders, 80, of New Lisbon, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at his home in New Lisbon.
He was born in Pelham on Jan. 31, 1922, the son of Louis A.W. Enders and Dorothy (Femister) Enders.
He married Joyce Mansfield on Feb. 28, 1942, in the Zion Episcopal Church in Morris. They would have been married 60 years at the end of this month.
Louis was a mechanical engineer who was employed by Babcock & Wilcox of Boston, Mass., for many years.
His interests included bow hunting, photography and the great outdoors. He was also an avid animal lover and downhill (Alpine) skier.
He is also remembered by his friends and family for inventing various useful gadgets.
Louis is survived by his wife, Joyce, of New Lisbon; his two children, Lucia Davison and her husband, Jeffrey, of Jericho, Vt., and Mark Enders and his wife, Sarah, of Pleasant View, Utah. He was blessed with four grandchildren, Lea and Sabra Davison and Zane and Destrey Enders. A sister, Carole Mirabella of Scarsdale, and a favorite nephew, Chip Mirabella of Wappingers Falls, also survive him.
The family will receive friends at the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris, on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A graveside memorial service will be held in the spring at the Enders family plot in Hillington Cemetery, Morris.
Those who wish may make donations to The Salvation Army, 25 River St., Oneonta, NY in Louis' memory.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on Feb. 14, 2002.