May 14, 1946 ~ January 8, 2021

Born in: Charleroi, PA
Resided in: Miller Place, NY

Louis J. Scarfutti
Age 74, of Miller Place, NY, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 8, 2021. He was born May 14,
1946 in Charleroi, PA, the first son of John and Frances (Burvan) Scarfutti. Lou graduated from Mon
Valley Catholic High School and California University of PA. He moved to Long Island in 1970 and
accepted a teaching position with MCCSD. Lou taught Chemistry and Science, retiring in 2001. Father to
Jeana and to Lou, Jr; Grandfather to Scarlet and Logan, he gave his all to his family. Lou is survived by
his companion and true love, Roseann and two brothers, John (Cheryl); Joseph (Erma); nephews/nieces,
Stacy (Eric), Tina (Eric), Joseph (Anna), John (Kristen); grandnephews/nieces T.J, Sam (Rocco), Caitlyn,
Alex, Matthew, Adrianna, Julian, John and Stephen. Lou will be remembered for his free-wheeling spirit,
rebellious ways, a “more is better” lifestyle, and most of all, his uncompromising love of …….la famiglia.


Visitation: February 1, 2021 9:00 - 10:30 am

Branch Funeral Home of Miller Place
551 Route 25A

Mass: February 1, 2021 11:00 am

St. Louis de Montfort R.C. Church
75 New York Avenue


Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
3442 Rt. 112
CORAM, NY 11727

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Louis J. Scarfutti 's name.

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250 Marcus Blvd Hauppauge NY, 11788
Hauppauge, NY

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  1. I am so very saddened to hear the news of Lou passing away. I could always count on a good meal and a glass of wine at Lou and Roseann’s house. I have a fond memory of when my daughter was a little baby she had a fascination with Lou and was just so mesmerized by him. He was so super with children. My prayers are with you Roseann and to the rest of Lou’s family. May he rest in peace.

  2. My sincerest condolences to Lou`s family and friends in this difficult time. May your memories eventually ease the pain.

  3. candleLou will be deeply missed. He always made me feel at home from the moment I stepped through the door. The smile on his face to greet me, to a great glass of wine and the best meals on earth always made me feel so welcome. My kids have never played a better game of hide and seek then they did with Lou! No room was off limits in the entire house. They still speak of it to this day. Lou and Roseann had such a special relationship that I am lucky enough to have seen develop and grow since day one. They were best friends and completely in love. I am blessed to call them my friends. My love, sympathy and condolences go to Roseann, Louie, Jeana, his wonderful grandchildren, brothers, family and all his friends who loved him.
    Rest In Peace my friend 🙏🏻

  4. candleOur family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers in memory of our friend Lou …

    Our Sincere Condolences,
    Ray & Elaine Swanson family

  5. candleso sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family
    love Roseann, John & Jennifer

  6. One of my best friends for 51 years. We had so many great times together.
    I have so many memories of the things we did together. I will always miss our get togethers.
    I mourn for my friend.

  7. “There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains. Certainly, Lou’s light will remain lit in the hearts of all that knew him.
    Our Sincere Sympathy,
    Gary and Arlene Miller”

  8. There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains. Certainly, Lou’s light will remain lit in the hearts of all that knew him.
    Our Sincere Sympathy,
    Gary and Arlene Miller

  9. I remember when Phil, Ron, Lou and Roy(me) & maybe Tony(?)took an education course together at Stony Brook. The professor took us to the very large library to do some research. Lou and Phil were using the microfiche to look up info. The professor walked up behind them and said “ I didn’t know they had Playboy” on microfiche!” It was very funny when they got caught.Also during this course, we each had to do a final paper. Lou had Cindy write and type it for him. He missed the last class so we picked up the paper for him. He got the best grade which wasn’t fair. We had the science department secretary retype the page where the professor writes your grade and makes comments. The grade was changed from an A to a D- and all the comments were changed to reflect a shitty paper. We left it on Lou’s desk at school. He was really pissed and was about to call the professor to tell him what he thought about the low grade. We stopped him by giving Lou the real grade. Lou called us a lot of nasty names that day. We had a good laugh.

  10. My wife,Peggy, my two sons and I went to a Yankees game with Lou, Louie and Gina more than 20 years ago. Peggy did not know Lou very well back then. Lou drove us all in his van. After the game, Peggy said Lou is a saint. She saw how Lou took care of Gina the whole trip. Like I said, Peggy didn’t know Lou well back then when she called him a saint!! 😱

  11. candleRoseanne, I am so sorry for your loss. Lou was a great man and such a light in this world. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.





  13. We have all lost a wonderful friend. I am so happy that I and my family have had the pleasure of knowing Lou all these years. Goodbye brother, I will see you again one day.

  14. A few Lou memories,
    Lou always did things in a big way. We shared an office/prep room, when he went on a candle making binge. He would have six or more hotplates melting wax – all colors. Yankee Candle eat your heart out! Matt went crazy!
    Another episode was when he was doing reloading. Lou had multiple disassembled car batteries on the rear lab table so he could extract the lead for bullets. Apparently he forgot that Cindy was picking him up and waiting in the parking lot. There was a tirade in the bullet factory.
    Needless to say Lou was colorful. A nicer more caring person you could never know! Lou, you will be missed.

  15. candleIt was an honor to teach alongside my good friend and colleague”Sweet Lou ” at Newfield HS; I will cherish the memories, rest in peace my friend. Condolences to his family.

  16. candleIt was an honor to teach alongside my friend and colleague at Newfield HS, condolences to family , Rest in peace “Sweet Lou.”

  17. I will miss Lou. He has been a part of my life , the good and the not so good since I was 17. A great Dad, a great grandfather, and an all around great man. I am so glad we have stayed friends through it all. So sorry for everyone, and a special prayer for you Roseann.

  18. Lou was truly a brother to me for 51 years. We shared so many good times,had such common values and loved to bust each other’s chops . Our get togethers at his house where he would always cook a feast were incredibly happy times!
    Deepest sympathy to Roseanne and his wonderful family

  19. candleMr. Scarfutti was my 8th grade science teacher. To this day I thank him for instilling in me, my love of science. I am a science teacher myself, and often think about his class and approach to teaching. Rest in peace Mr. Scarfutti.

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