March 23, 2012
Louis Edward Barbieri, 62, passed away on March 21, 2012. He was born in Jersey City on June 17, 1949 and has lived in Denville since 1977. Louis graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1973 and has practiced Architecture and Planning ever since. He started his own Architecture firm in 1984. Louis has served his community and profession for many years and in many ways. He was a member of Big Brothers and their Board for many years, a 20-year member of Mensa of Northern New Jersey, Past President of AIA of The Newark-Suburban Chapter, and a Board Member of AIA New Jersey. He is a Past President of the Denville Chamber of Commerce as well as a 23-year member of their Board of Directors. He was very proud of his 25 years of service to the Denville Rotary Club, as Past President and 5- time Paul Harris Award recipient, as well as his designing of the Rotary Clock Tower Park in downtown Denville.
He is survived by his wonderful wife Susan, his daughters Rebecca Campbell of Hoboken, NJ and Elizabeth Panageotou and her husband Michael of Ellicott City, MD; granddaughters Sophia and Maia Panageotou of Ellicott City, MD. He is also survived by his sisters Donna Cochran of Wesley Chapel, NC and Joanne Montgomery of Little Silver, NJ; his nieces and nephews, and his best friend John Caldwell.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Mar. 23, 2012 at the Norman Dean Home for Services, 16 Righter Ave., Denville, NJ, www.normandean.com from 3 to 7 PM. Please share a memory of Lou by lighting a candle on our web site. A celebration of Lou’s life will be held on Saturday at the Zeris Inn on Rt. 46 East in Mt. Lakes, NJ from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations in Louis’s memory are being accepted to his favorite charity, The Denville Rotary Foundation, P.O. box 35, Denville, NJ 07834.
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