Lois' Candies is the result of James Loizos' passion for chocolate.

The store was started in 1956 with Jim and his parents. They made the best chocolate in Youngstown for many years. After Jim's parents past he ran the store himself many years by himself. One day Jim met Elsie

Spiker and now Jim had a partner in the candy bussiness. Elsie's family came up to the store on many occations helping out from time to time. Bill Spiker came up to the store to help his mother and started to get interested in making candy himself. Bill learned all of Jim's secret recipes and now Bill is making all of the candy at Lois' Candies. Jim past Semptember 2006. We all miss Jim "The Candy Man".