Louis E. Cirrotti died Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains, NJ. He was 81.
Lou was born on May 5, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY, a son to the late Elvira (Russano) and Michael Cirrotti where he lived, moving to Northvale, NJ and Berkeley Heights before moving to Washington, NJ 8 years ago.
He graduated from Brooklyn Tech High School in Brooklyn, NY and received a Bachelors Degree from Brooklyn College.
Lou worked as a CFO for Alps Craftsman in Somerset, NJ and as a Financial Consultant to many businesses before retiring. He was also a Certified Public Accountant.
A faithful man, he was a parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at St. Vincent de Paul RC Church in Stirling NJ and St. Ann Roman Catholic Church in Hampton, NJ. He lived as a member of the People of Hope since 1977. He served on the Board of Trustees at Koinonia Academy in Plainfield, NJ, and on the board for Habitat for Humanity in Washington, NJ. An avid sports fan, he loved baseball originally rooting for the Brooklyn Dodgers before becoming a Mets Fan.
Lou is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Carol (Caico) Cirrotti. They met when she was 15, and started their relationship later at Brooklyn College. He is also survived by his two sons Christopher M. Cirrotti and his wife Cathleen, Robert F. Cirrotti and his wife Christine, two daughters, Kathleen R. and her husband Mark Erler, and Carolyn G. and her husband Stephen Fitzsimons. He had 11 grandchildren: Michael, Adrienne, Catherine, Alexis, Colleen, Connor, Lauren, Hannah, Heather, Rachel and Bethany and a great grandson Dominic Michael.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 23, 2023 from 4-7 PM at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul RC Church 250 Bebout Ave., Stirling, NJ on Monday, April 24, 2023 at 10 AM. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Stony Hill Cemetery, Watchung, NJ. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the People of Hope, peopleofhope.net, Koinonia Academy, koinoniaacademy.org or the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Washington, NJ, bluearmyshrine.com. For more information and online condolences visit valleymemorialfuneralhome.net