Louis "Luigi" Niglio
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AGE: 88 • Toms River
Louis "Luigi" Niglio, 88, of Toms River, a retired Jersey City Fire Captain, former Atlantic City Jitney driver and longtime resident of Toms River, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. He was born in Jersey City as the son of Rosario and Nicholas Niglio. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Louis exemplified altruism and compassion throughout his life whether he was rescuing victims from burning buildings, working extra jobs to support his devoted family or by simply driving his grandchildren to school. Louis continues to be a source of wonderful memories shared by many whose love will never be forgotten and will always be passed on.
He is adored by many who he leaves behind including his beloved wife, Shirley; two sons, Nicholas and David; daughter, Denise; grandchildren, Louis, Nikki, Scot, Elton, Evelyn; great-grandchildren, Eve, Claire, Katherine, John Paul, Cecilia; and his sister, Carmela.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25 at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River. A funeral liturgy will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26 in the Risen Christ Chapel at St. Joseph's Cemetery, 56-80 Cedar Grove Road, Toms River. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Louis' memory be made to the NJ Fireman's Home, 565 Lathrop Ave., Boonton, NJ 07005 or the
, Greater NJ Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834. Letters of condolence may be sent by visiting www.kedzfuneralhome.com.
Kedz Funeral Home
1123 Hooper Avenue Toms River, NJ 08753
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 23, 2012