Donald H Loso1

#16116, (4 December 1921 - 12 November 2015)


Rita Agnes Cahalan b. 1915, d. 2006
Birth*4 December 1921He was born on 4 December 1921.2 
Marriage*1958He married Rita Agnes Cahalan, daughter of Edward Lee Cahalan and Mary J Tyne, in 1958 at MassachusettsG.1 
1993He and Rita Agnes Cahalan lived in 1993 at East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.3 
1996He and Rita Agnes Cahalan lived in 1996 at Southwick, Massachusetts.3 
Death*12 November 2015He died on 12 November 2015 at Lebanon, Tennessee, at age 93.4 


  1. [S514] U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, online, "Westfield- Rita A. (Cahalan) Loso, 91 passed away on December 12, 2006 at the Noble Hospital in Westfield. Rita was born in Lee, MA, on September 15, 1915, a daughter of the late Edward and Minnie (Tyne) Cahalan. She was a graduate of Lee High School and studied at Berkshire Business School moving to Springfield in the early fifties to work for Milton Bradley Company until 1958 when she married Don Loso. Don and Rita built their home in East Longmeadow in 1959. They were members of St. Michaels Catholic Church in East Longmeadow for forty years. When Don retired in 1979, they created their own business of buying and refinishing antique furniture participating in various antique shows throughout New England for seventeen years. In 1996, they retired from their antique business and moved to Southwick. Rita is survived by her husband, of forty-eight years, Don Loso of Southwick, her Godson, Paul Heath, a niece, Kathleen (Cahalan) Plummer, a great nephew, Shawn Plummer, and a great niece, Colleen Plummer. Mrs. Losos funeral will be held on Saturday at 9A.M. from the Southwick Funeral Home, 624 College Highway, Southwick, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial in Our Lady of the Lake Church, 224 Sheep Pasture Road at 10A.M. Burial will be private at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery."
  2. [S73] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, online Donald H Loso, b. 4 Dec 1921, res. 6 Marshall St, East Longmeadow, MA (1985).
  3. [S73] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  4. [S1842] Sellars Funeral Home, online,
    Memorial Services and Mass for Donald H. Loso will be held Saturday, November 21, 2015, at 11 a.m., at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church (300 S. Tarver), Lebanon TN.
    Mr. Loso, age 94, of Lebanon and formerly of Southwick, Massachusetts, passed away from cancer Thursday, November 12, 2015 at his residence in Lebanon. He was a member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church in Lebanon. He was a veteran and served both in the Army in World War II in Europe and in the Air Force during the Korean War in China. Mr. Loso and his wife, Rita Loso, who predeceased him, were self-employed for over 25 years in the antique business refinishing and selling colonial pine furniture. He was an accomplished carpenter and a long standing member of the Lyons Club.
    Donald Loso is survived by his niece, Kathleen Pummer; great niece, Colleen Plummer; and, great nephew, Shawn Plummer, who live in Lebanon.
    Memorial Donations, instead of flowers, can be made to the St. Francis Cabrini Church in Lebanon for the Church’s building fund.