SQUITIERI, LOUIS I.

62, a funeral director died on September 21, 2018. He slept in Bayonne, but he devoted all his energy and time to Jersey City. Born July 22, 1956, the son of the late Rose Merola Squitieri and Luigi Squitieri, he was co-owner and manager with Meg Sweeney of the Greenville Memorial Home, Jersey City. Lou is survived by his children, Daniel and Christina, and their mother, Carol Fischer Squitieri and her companion Wayne Kushnir; daughter-in-law Jenn and son-in-law Akmare; grandchildren Sharlese, Dean, Lydia Rose, Layla and Amaar. He was brother of Olimpia Squitieri Reed & her late husband Paul; uncle of Keith and his wife Eva & Gina Reed: grand-uncle of Jake & Emma Reed. Special cousins: Ida Squitieri Pagnotta, the Lapinskis, the Cirillos, Mary & Patsy Russell family & Penny Johnson. Dear friend of Nelson Martin. Lou is also survived by these special people in his life: Stephen Priola, Jeff Macanka & his “Steel Magnolias”, “The Pepes” Joyce Stevens, Karen Mengo, Francine Dunne, Bunny Yatsko, Patsy Kragen, Sue Hehir, Cine Bobarte, Jane Gottlieb, Da Sistas of Clerk Street and last but definitely not least “The DiGioia Sistas” and his dance partner Janet Levis Cymbor. We are grateful to the DaVita Renal Center, its nurses and technicians for becoming an extended family to Lou and making his long days of treatment bearable. Louis was predeceased by his “Auntie” Fannie Merola & all his parents’ other siblings. In lieu of flowers, please donate to any of the following organizations: Hudson Hospice, Religious Teachers Filippini Capital Campaign, Lehigh Valley Hospital Burn Center (addresses may be gotten on-line). Funeral arrangements by GREENVILLE MEMORIAL HOME, 374 Danforth Ave., Jersey City.