Obituary: Louis F. “Sonny or Lou” Dakai, 72

Louis F. “Sonny or Lou” Dakai, 72, of Southborough died on Saturday, January 16, 2021, after a battle with cancer. Born in Natick, he was the son of the late Cecelia (Gannon) and Louis Dakai.

Lou was a graduate of Keefe Tech in Framingham and was a Vietnam Navy Veteran who served between 1965 and 1969. He worked for Westborough State Hospital as a Certified Nurse Assistant . When the hospital closed, he moved to Arizona where he was also a Certified Nurse Assistant at a few different nursing homes in the Phoenix area. Louis enjoyed hiking, fishing and playing softball. His proudest accomplishment was being 31 years sober and a member of AA.

He is survived by his sister, Rosalie Dakai of Phoenix, AZ.; and many nieces and nephews. Sonny is predeceased by his brothers, Edward and James Dakai and his sister, Kathleen Pabon.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all service will be private.

Arrangements are under the care of the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough. To leave words of condolence to his family, please visit

(Obituary and photo via Morris Funeral Home)

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