In Loving Memory of Louis L. Ceruzzi, Jr.
September 28, 1953
New Haven, CT
August 31, 2017
Spear-Miller Funeral Home
39 South Benson Road Fairfield CT US 06824
St. Thomas Aquinas Church Adoration Chapel, Monday, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
1719 Post Road Fairfield,
September 11, 2017
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
Mass of Christian Burial
1719 Post Road,
Monday, September 11, 2017, 12:00 PM
Oak Lawn Cemetery (Private)
No date included.
Families affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma through the American Red Cross
Louis L. Ceruzzi, Jr.
Louis L. Ceruzzi Jr., founder and president of Ceruzzi Properties, a successful real estate development company involved in a number of large-scale real estate projects in Manhattan, died Thursday, August 31, in New York City from a coronary event at age 63. Mr. Ceruzzi was also a successful restaurateur, owning several restaurants in New York City, Nantucket, Boston and Connecticut. The son of Lucille and the late Louis L. Ceruzzi, Mr. Ceruzzi was a resident of Southport, CT. He was born in New Haven and raised in Woodbridge, CT. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law. He began his career as a tax attorney in New Haven, CT in the 1980s, and practiced law for several years before transitioning into real estate development. Mr Ceruzzi is survived by his wife, Terese, of Southport and Nantucket; a daughter, Gabrielle Ceruzzi Healey, and her husband Matthew of Southport; a son, James M. Ceruzzi of New York City; and grandchildren Jackson and Blake. He is also survived by his mother, Lucille Ceruzzi of Orange; three siblings, Dr. William Ceruzzi of West Hartford, Judith Craig of Greenwich and John Ceruzzi of Southport; and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 12pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 1719 Post Road, Fairfield, CT. The mass will be preceded by a wake from 9am to 11:30am in the church devotional chapel. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to families impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, through the American Red Cross.