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Louis Mario Gribaudo Jr.
October 19, 1931 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 89)
Obituary & Services
Louis Gribaudo passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, he was 89 years of age. Lou was a generous man with a big heart and a kind disposition. He loved people and always put them at ease with his humor and charming personality. He was a retired engineer and marketing professional and became president of ITE Naval Division, and eventually, Vice President of SPD Technologies. He served on special committees where he was integral in implementing regulations for commercial sea vessels, seismic testing for nuclear power plants and electrical distribution systems for the navy. The son of Louis Gribaudo Sr. and Genevive Gribaudo, he was born in Merchantville, and graduated from Merchantville High School in 1949, attained an engineering degree from Temple University, and was a US Navy veteran of the Korean War. He loved music, and was a great story teller and joker. Known as Chef Luigi Mario, he was proud of his Italian heritage and was known for creating delicious meals, always to be enjoyed with wine in his kitchen. Lou was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, fisherman and golfer, who holds the distinction of achieving a hole in one. His car always seemed to find its way to the Borgata, where he and and his wife would wine, dine and enjoy shows. He is preceded in death by his wife Rita (nee DiBartolomeo), his sister Frances Murphy (nee Gribaudo), and survived by his three children and spouses, Louis Gribaudo III and Ginger DiLello; Gina Santone (nee Gribaudo), Marc Santone, parents of his grandson Gabriel Santone; and Nicole Buck (nee Gribaudo) and Steven Buck. The most important thing in his life was spending time with his loving family. Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Sunday, October 17th, 2021 from 11:00 - 1:00 PM at the BRADLEY & STOW FUNERAL HOME, 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road, Medford, NJ, where a Funeral Service will be held on Sunday at 1:00 PM. Interment will be private at the BG Wm. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family requests donations to the Burlington County Animal Shelter, 49 Rancocas Road, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060. (www.BradleyStow.com)
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Greeting of the Family
Sunday October 17, 2021 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Bradley & Stow Funeral Home 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road Medford, NJ 08055
Sunday October 17, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Bradley & Stow Funeral Home 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road Medford, NJ 08055