YONKERS, N.Y. – Louis "Lou" Nigrello, of Yonkers, died Friday, May 20. He was 90.
He was born June 18, 1925, in Jersey City, N.J. to Salvatore and Madeline Nigrello. He joined the U.S. Navy in World War II. After the war, he married the former Frances Jean Barbarita in Yonkers May 24, 1946. He was employed in the food business for 60 years, 40 of those years with A&P, then Sound Distribution and Haagen Daz. He also was active in his community as a founding member of the Park Hill Boys Club and a member of the Yonkers Civil Service Commission, Parking Authority and Municipal Housing.
He is survived by his wife, Frances; three children, Sandi Duffield, Francine Nigrello and Robert Nigrello; seven grandchildren, Chris, Craig, Ryan and Kathryn Duffield,and Amanda, Elizabeth and Gregory Nigrello; and his great-granddaughter, Eloise Duffield.
He was predeceased by his parents, Madeline and Salvatore Nigrello, and Ralph Bucci; two sisters, Esther Lombardo and Corrine Bucci; and brothers, Robert and Alexander.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Monday at Sinatra Memorial Home Inc., 601 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Carmel Church, 70 Park Hill Ave., Yonkers. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Yonkers.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Of Westchester.