Louis F. Petrillo

  • "I just heard of Lou's passing a couple of days ago. Lou was..."
    - Paula Giumarelli-Garcia
  • ""Lou" gave me my break in the banking world back in 1982..."
    - Robert Duggan
  • "Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us..."
    - Estelle Bailey
  • "RIP Mr. Lou. Ms. Linda and the Petrillo family my..."
    - Edith Ottey
  • "RIP uncle Louie. From the runt of the litter, to the lion..."
    - Armando Petrillo

PETRILLO, LOUIS F. passed away peacefully at home on April 6, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 14, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, He attended Lafayette High School and excelled in finance and baseball. This is where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Lucy. He worked his way up the corporate ladder of the banking industry and moved his family to Miami in 1976. He received his MBA from University of Miami and continued to work as a CEO at multiple banks until his retirement. He was the regional chairman of the Florida Chamber of Commerce and participated in various other community organizations. He had multiple other business endeavors and was a success in anything he pursued. He is survived by his children, Dr. Linda Petrillo (Lugannys), Louis Jr. (Susanna), Steven (Cora) and his two beloved grandchildren, Alexa and Jake. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He will be remembered for his strength, brilliance, generosity, and humor. His perseverance, grit, and determination will always live within us. We are comforted in knowing that he is now at peace with his wife and loved ones. He will always be in our hearts and minds. Although he is not with us, the love for him remains. Visitation will be from 5-9pm on Wednesday, 4/11 at Stanfill Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 11 am on Thursday, 4/12 at Holy Rosary-St. Richard Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Cemetery.
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Published in the Miami Herald on Apr. 10, 2018