Louis Constantini arrived in the US in 1903. He worked as a water boy in Philadelphia where rail lines were being constructed. He continued affiliation with railways supplying timber for a railroad being built to the copper mine at Princeton. By 1914 he made his way to Kelowna with Joseph Alimonti. In 1924 he married Joseph’s younger sister, Lucia. In his early years he assisted with both the KVR and Belgo dam construction projects before buying his own farm in the Ellison area. Louis and Lucia’s family consists of Armand (West Kelowna), Ida (Las Vegas), and Diana, Albert and Alfy (Vancouver).