Obituary of Louis J. Lucatelli
Louis J. Lucatelli, Jr., 97, of Lakewood, NJ passed away peacefully on Monday, October 17, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Netcong, NJ, on May 6, 1925 to the late Luigi and Louisa (Gracucci) Lucatelli, "Lou" was a longtime resident prior to moving to Lakewood. He served proudly in the United States Coast Guard. Lou was a Quality Assurance/Control Representative at Picatinny Arsenal in Rockaway and later for Annin Flag Co. in Totowa. In his retirement, Lou also worked as a Real Estate Agent.
Lou was a parishioner at St. Michael's Church in Netcong and a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 16-01 Pirate Staff, American Legion, Hilltop Fire Company #2 and the Top'O'NJ Remote Control Club. His hobbies include flea markets, collecting old radios, building grandfather clocks, square dancing, listening to 40's and big band music, attending air shows and Model A car shows. Lou also enjoyed wine making, rebuilding model A cars and remote control airplanes.
In addition to his parents, Lou was predeceased by his wife Raffaella and siblings Enea, Aldo, Francis, Jennie and Aurelia.
Survivors include his brother Leon, two daughters Diana and her husband Frank and Elaine and her husband Roger, grandchildren Michael, Christopher, Tara and husband Andrew, great grandchild Theresa and great, great grandchild Trinity.
Lou's Life Celebration will include visiting on Friday October 21, 2022 from 9:00-10:30AM at the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing, NJ. A funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 AM at St. Michael's Church, 4 Church Street, Netcong, NJ. Lou will be laid to rest at Stanhope Union Cemetery in Mt. Olive Township. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Littoral Society at www.littoralsociety.org.