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Louis Csoti Moncton
Aug. 5, 1935-Dec. 10, 2021
Pleasanton, California

Louis Csoti Moncton passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021 at the age of 86.

Louis could no longer bear the chronic excruciating pain caused by lumbar degenerative arthritis and he was losing his mobility. In February 2021, Louis also suffered extreme pain and discomfort from cancer surgery.

Louis had always been a very strong, courageous, and disciplined man who was very active in sports and working out at the gym all his life.

Louis was born in Csanadapaca, Hungary. His birth name is Lajos Csoti.

He excelled academically and was a devout Christian.

Louis had a very charismatic personality and loved people and animals especially dogs.

Louis served in the military in Hungary and also fought in the 1956 Revolution while he was at the University in Budapest. During the Revolution, Louis had to flee to the Austrian border and eventually made his way to Canada for a new start and to continue his education. While in the University in Canada, Louis officially changed his name to Louis Csoti Moncton. He met his first wife Kathleen in Toronto where his son Anthony was born. Two years later, the family moved to California where his daughter Desiree was born.

The family enjoyed many happy years in the Bay Area.

Louis and Kathleen parted after 24 years of marriage.

Later, Louis married Jane and they were happily married for 31 years until his passing.

Louis was a successful and brilliant electro-mechanical engineer and engineering manager. His favorite places to work were Caterpillar and Lockheed.

Louis played soccer for most of his life and at least 20-25 years on local teams in the Bay Area. Louis also practiced karate for 20-25 years and achieved a 4th degree black belt.

Louis loved telling jokes to uplift his family and friends. He always felt that it was important to have a good sense of humor no matter what happens in life. Louis had a wonderful sense of humor and a remarkable story telling ability that everyone loved.

Louis was an excellent cook and had an incredible green thumb in the garden growing his own peppers and tomatoes. Louis was also an avid reader and loved music especially classical, opera, and jazz.

Louis was a very spiritual man. He prayed and read the Bible every day. He gave God thanks and praise when anything good happened. Though there were hard times, he still had faith and hope in the Lord.

Louis is survived by his loving wife, Jane Csoti; his devoted children Dr. Anthony Moncton (and his wife Veronica Ramos) and Desiree Moncton. He is also survived by his first wife, Kathleen Moncton, as well as many relatives in Hungary.

Family and friends are invited to attend the service, reception, and celebration of life on Saturday March 19, 2022 starting at 11 am at St. Clare’s Episcopal Church in Pleasanton, CA, 94588. In the Celebration of Life that follows the service for Louis, family and friends will have an opportunity to share their stories about Louis.

Mask and proof of vaccination is required to attend the service, reception, and celebration of life.

Live streaming online access will also be available for remote viewing via Facebook and YouTube.

It is requested by the family that no monies, no flowers, and no cards are sent, only thoughts and prayers.

If some family and friends feel compelled to give, please send your donation to a charity of your choice that would benefit those who are most in need whether it is a person, animal, or our environment. Making this world a better kinder place is what would make Louis happy.

Thank you very much. Louis loved you all. We all miss him. This is a tremendous loss to us all.

We love you and miss you, Louis.

St Clare's Episcopal Church 3350 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588 Phone: (925) 462-4802 Email: [email protected]

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