Louis Michael Taglieri Jr., 59, of Clifton (formerly of Hoboken), passed away suddenly in the presence of his loving wife while vacationing in Virginia on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.  Louis was formerly the Head Football Coach for the Hoboken High school Redwings.  Louis was a graduate of Hoboken Highschool and attended St. Leo’s University where he received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree.  Lou was a proud veteran for the United States Air force during which time he supported Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. 

Louis is survived by his beloved wife Gabriela (nee Garcia) and his devoted children Shayne, Taylar, and Trey. Cherished grandfather of Kennedy Carter.  Dearest brother of Philip (Karen) Taglieri, Ginnine Tattoli (Vito) and Mariann Veras (Jose).  Adored uncle of Julian, Lorenzo, Christopher, Dallas, Madison, Anna, Eamon, Emma, Olivia, and Isabella.  Lou was also survived by in laws, Juan and Maria Garcia, and sister in laws Matilda (William) Muniz, Claudia (Eamon) Monaghan, and Victoria Garcia.  Predeceased by his parents Beatrice (nee Gmahle) and Louis, and his brothers Paul and William. 

Private Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Thomas the Apostle Church.  Visitation will be held at the Failla McKnight Memorial Home on Tuesday, August 18, beginning at 2 PM and concluding at 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Donations may be made online at  Envelopes will be provided at the memorial home.  Due to the COVID-19 crisis we remind all visitors to be masked and adhere to social distancing requirements.     

 For the safety of in-person attendees and our staff, gatherings at Failla Memorial Home will currently follow the latest guidelines as described here:

  • All people attending must wear a mask while inside and around the outside of the funeral home.
  • For safety, the number of attendees indoors will be limited to 25 attendees at a time at the discretion of the management.
  • All attendees must practice social distancing while paying their respects.


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