Former Royal Holiday Travel Founder Louis P. Fenech, Sr. Passes Away



Louis P. Fenech Sr., 88 of Glen Cove, NY died at home, on Sunday April 29th. He leaves behind his devoted wife of 62 years, Matilda (Tillie) nee Zammit, his beloved children Louis Jr. (Lucy), Susan (Roc Challender) and Audrey (Walter Mazzeo), loving grandchildren Louis III (Liza), Angela, Christina (Anthony Caccavale), and Andrew (Mazzeo) and their families.

Louis, Sr. was the founder of Royal Holiday Travel, a family company started in 1976. An avid world traveler, he visited many countries on 5 continents but favored Malta, France and Italy. He began his career in travel as a steamship agent and became a highly respected travel industry innovator with many “firsts”. He was the Managing Director for the AAA Worldwide Travel Division, Vice President for Arthur Frommer Intl. and Grand Circle Tours before starting Royal Holiday Travel.

Services will be held at Whiting Funeral Home, 300 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Head, NY 11545 on Tuesday May 1st and Wednesday May 2nd 2012 from 2PM-4PM and 7PM-9PM both days. The funeral Mass will be at St. Patrick’s of Glen Cove on Thursday May 3rd 2012 at 10AM with interment at the Locust Valley Cemetery in Locust Valley NY.