Louis J. Stellato IV of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono in East Stroudsburg, Pa. He was 47.
He was born on May 10, 1972, to Mary Ann and Louis Stellato III in Belleville, N.J. He was raised in Vernon, N.J., and graduated from West Milford High School. He moved to Dingmans Ferry, Pa., 20 years ago.
Louis was a self-employed contractor and a gifted master carpenter. He was a member of the Dingmans Ferry Fire Department and served as second assistant chief for many years. He was a family man and enjoyed spending time with his family and children. He spent every Father’s Day with his kids whitewater rafting from the day they were born. He loved boating and vacationing in Lake George with his wife, Jade.
Louis is survived by his wife, Jade; his children, Joseph, Samantha and her boyfriend, Ryan, Anthony, and Paisley; his mother, Mary Ann Garafalo and his step-father, Joseph; his father, Louis Stellato III and his step-mother, Maria; his brothers, David Stellato and his wife, Dawn, Daniel Stellato and his wife, Virginia, Brian Garafalo, and Phillip Stellato and his fiancé, Kaitlin; and his sisters, Stacy Sanchez and her husband, Victor, and Kristine Sassoon and her husband, Zachery.
Funeral services were held Sept. 21 at Pinkel Funeral Home, Sussex, N.J. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial donations may be made to the family to help defray the funeral costs.