Louie Filice, 87, of Pleasantville, New York, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 surrounded by his wife and daughters.
A native of Carolei, Italy, Louie was born on September 26, 1932 and moved to the United States as a teenager. Louie met his wife Mary in Pleasantville where they married and lived together for almost 60 years.
Louie is survived by his wife Mary Perrotta Filice, his daughters Lina Keogh (Warren) and Laura Schwartz (Spencer), his grandchildren Jackie, Jennifer, and Chelsea Schwartz, David and Filicity Keogh, his sisters Carmelina Perri and Gina Guido (Frank). He is predeceased by his parents Lina and John, his brother Frank and his sisters Gosina Tucci and Maria Miniaci
When Louie arrived in New York, he became a cabinetmaker’s apprentice and graduated from Pratt Institute. He worked as a cabinetmaker in New York City, creating beautiful and unique furniture for over 50 years.
His family and friends will remember him as strong, hardworking, and loyal to all. They’ll remember his overflowing garden, his coin collection books, and his ability to fix anything. Above all, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.
Funeral arrangements are being conducted by the Beecher Flooks Funeral Home in Pleasantville, NY on Monday October 14, viewing hours are 4PM - 8PMand a mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Innocents - Our Lady of Pompeii Chapel at 9:30AM, Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.