Louis F. Carroccia passed away peacefully
November 16, 2005 at the age of 90 while a patient at St. Francis Hospital.
He served with distinction during World War II
and was discharged with honors. Louis founded "The Custom Tailor
Shop" in 1938 located at 4th & Shipley Sts. He retired from
tailoring in 1988. During this time, he served the public as a city
fireman. He retired from the City Fire Department in 1962. At his death, he
was the oldest living fire fighter in DE. Louis was also the co-owner of
the Wilmington Window Cleaning Co.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Naomi
Ruth Carroccia; and their 3 daughters, Karen, Deborah and Cara and their
A memorial mass was be offered at 11 am on
Monday, November 21, 2005, at Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Rd.,
Wilmington, DE 19810.