Stefano Loffredo, 78 succumbed to Cancer on Sunday July 25, 2010.
Born in Porto Santo Stefano, Italy – Son of Clementine & Armando, also from Porto Santo Stefano, brother of Tomasso, Vitorio, Marchello, Guido and sister Maria. Stefano immigrated to Tarrytown, NY in 1952 where he married Antoinette Esposito, who preceded him in December of 2008. He and Antoinette retired to Wilmington in 1994.
He is survived by son Victor of Wilmington, Grandson Thomas and his mother Kathy of Key Largo Florida, son Stephen and wife, Thalia and granddaughter Cena all of New York City.
Stefano was befriended and loved by the community and his neighbors in Cypress Island and Otter Creek. As a retired Marble Contractor he enjoyed helping others and donated his time and skills towards improving and beautifying their homes as well as the Lower Cape Fear Hospice where he and his wife passed. His other passions included cooking and painting. He will be missed by all.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am, Monday August 9th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 412 Ann Street, Wilmington, NC. Inurnment Oleander Memorial Gardens.
The family asks that contributions be made to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation Marathon Team, sponsoring Stefano’s son Stephen by clicking “here” or by mailing contributions to: Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
420 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10170
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