GLEN ROCK, N.J. -- Louis Alessi, a longtime Glen Rock resident, died on Sunday, April 3. He was 87.
Born and raised in the Bronx, Alessi was known for his mechanical building skills, gardening and baking. He also enjoyed photography. Prior to retiring, he was a machinist with Sealed Air Corp., in Fair Lawn, for 30 years.
He is survived by his daughters, Nancy Rotella and her husband Gennaro, and Luanne Szwast and husband Ed; and grandchildren Emily, Christopher and Lauren. He was predeceased by his wife, Anna (Wilde) Alessi.
Visiting hours will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Rd., in Fair Lawn.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to ECLC of New Jersey, a school for children with autism and special needs, 202 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, 07423, or by clicking here.
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