Louis F. Staffieri of Langhorne died suddenly on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at his home at the age of 89.
Born in Philadelphia, Lou was a long time resident of Lower Bucks County.
He was a former member of Immaculate Conception parish where he served as sexton and was a member of Queen of the Universe parish.
Lou was an active member of the American Legion Post #960 and the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph the Worker Council # 4215. He was also a life member of the Men of Redmen in Philadelphia.
He was a decorated veteran who honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II where he was a part of the Invasion of Normandy and was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Oak Leaf Cluster.
Lou was an avid Philadelphia sports fan and was especially proud to have been at the Vet to see the Phillies win the 1980 World Series.
He was a tournament Pinochle player.
Lou was the beloved husband of the late Mary E. (O'Brien) Staffieri.
He was the loving father of Virginia Smith (Joe), Angeline Manna (Jerry), Lucy Panettieri (Rey), Mary Siegman (Bruce), Susan Adams (Pat), Daniel Arleth (Terry) and Art Arleth (Bonnie).
He was the brother of Laura Brophy and Eleanor Maier and will be sadly missed by 17 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lou was preceded in death by his brothers Tony, Charlie, Vince, Fred, Vespucci and Joe and his sisters Margaret, Henrietta, Lucy and Angelina.
A committal service will be held promptly at 9:00 am, Monday, January 27. 2014, at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #960, 1537 Woodbourne Rd., Levittown, PA 19057