Gathering at the Funeral Home
Obituary of Louis Guida, Jr.
Louis A. Guida, Jr., 80, died on Saturday, February, 2, 2019. Mr. Guida was born and raised in Jersey City, where he married Patricia Dunn almost 52 years ago. He graduated from Holy Rosary School and Dickinson High School in Jersey City. He worked for Mack Trucks in Hillside and the U.S. Postal Service in Jersey City. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963.
Lou and his wife Pat traveled extensively in the United States (visiting 47 states), Canada, and Europe. They loved to dance, bike, hike, and visit Avon, Ocean Grove, and Cape May. They moved to Lyndhurst in 1972, where he was a member of the Lyndhurst Historical Society. Louis and Pat moved to North Bergen in 2015.
After retiring from the post office, Lou continued to be involved in union activities. An avid Yankee fan, he volunteered at the Yogi Berra Museum and had the pleasure of discussing baseball game results with Yogi. He also enjoyed helping to build houses with Bergen County Habitat for Humanity.
He is survived by his loving wife, Pat, his sister, Anna Piotrowski, his nieces, Judy Piotrowski and her husband, John Bobko, Lisa Calello and her husband, Anthony, and their sons, Michael and Anthony, by his nephews, Christopher Dunn & his wife, Rachel, Peter Dunn and his wife, Cara, Patrick Dunn and his wife, Aleisa, and by his cousins, Samuel Genovese and his children, Robyn Spina, Mark Genovese, and Melissa Mitchell, and Anthony Genovese and his wife, Joanne, and their son Anthony.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 3 – 7 PM. All will gather at the funeral home on Thursday, February 7 at 9 AM then to Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst where at 10 AM, a funeral mass will be offered. Entombment, Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, the family requests Mass cards or enrollments for Louis or donations in his memory to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
Three generations of a family that took root in Lyndhurst and have created a legacy to be the people you know with respect, dignity and compassion for all those who pass through our doors. For close to 90 years the Nazare Memorial Home has been a pillar of service to the people of Lyndhurst and its bordering communities.