DI PIAZZA, Luigi, age 78, of South Hackensack, died on January 12, 2021.
Born and raised in Alia, Sicily-Italy for 20 years, he lived in Germany five years and Hackensack for 10 years settling in South Hackensack 43 years ago. He was an auto technician 30 years for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at Newark Airport retiring in 2009.
Luigi was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi RC Church, Hackensack, a chairman and founding member of both the Little Ferry - South Hackensack Recreational Soccer Program and the Copa Italia Soccer Tournament in South Hackensack, and was a Comites member with the Italian Consulate during the 90's.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Concetta (nee Agnello), two devoted sons, Salvatore and wife Andrea, and James and wife Costanza, four cherished grandchildren, Sebastian, Daniela, Gerard, and Micaela, and two siblings, Calogero Di Piazza and wife Maria, and Carmela Sangiorgi.
Visiting Friday 4 to 8 pm. The funeral is Saturday, January 16, 2021, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 9:30 am followed by a 10:30 am mass at St. Francis of Assisi RC Church, Hackensack. Entombment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Saddle Brook. *No Flowers Please* In lieu of flowers make donations to: Little Ferry - South Hackensack Soccer League, 215-217 Liberty Street, Little Ferry , NJ 07643 Attn. Bridgite Goncalves. The Di Piazza family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077).
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