Cohoes- Louis J. Cotugno, 76, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Born in Albany he was the son of the late Paul and Josephine (Bevilacqua) Cotugno. Lou is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sally A. (Malone) Cotugno.
Lou graduated from Cardinal McCloskey High School in Albany in 1960. He was a long time employee of 35 years with the NYS Thruway Authority before his retirement. Lou enjoyed cooking and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Lou was also a communicant and active member of the Holy Trinity Parish in Cohoes.
In addition to his wife, Lou is survived by his two children, Bridget Cotugno and Mark Cotugno. Lou was also the grandfather to Benjamin Scribner and an uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Lou is predeceased by his brother, Rev. Joseph Cotugno.
Memorial contributions in Lou’s name can be made to the National Kidney Foundation online at Kidney.org/support or a charity of your choice.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 4pm-7pm at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 181 Troy Schenectady Road, Watervliet, New York 12189. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday at 9am at the Holy Trinity Parish, 122 Vliet Blvd, Cohoes, NY 12047.