Louise Nawrocki

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Born on May 1, 1949

Departed on August 11, 2014

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Nawrocki, Louise A. of Beacon, previously from Manhattan, NY, entered into rest Monday, August 11, 2014 peacefully at her home. She was 65.
Born in Buffalo, NY, on May 1, 1949 she was the daughter of Samuel and the late Christine Fontana Contella.
Louise was self employed as an Actress, in the Entertainment Business.
Survivors include her husband, who survives her at home Paul Nawrocki, one daughter, Lila Nawrocki of Beacon, one sister, Jo Ann Long, a brother, Ross Contella and his wife Rose, her step-mother, Julia Galpin Contella, and her father, Samuel Contella.
She was predeceased by her mother Christine Contella and her brother-in-law Curtis Long. Memorial visitation will be held Friday, August 15, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00 am at St. Joachim's Church 51 Leonard St. Beacon, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial contirbutions in Louise's name can be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. 38105
Arrangemnets are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick of Libby Funeral
Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179

Date Of Service
Friday, August 15, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY

Guestbook Entries

  1. Wayne & Annette Cameron August 13, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Dear Paul & Lila,

    We are so sorry to hear about Louise Ann. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  2. Zita Losey August 14, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    We are so sorry to hear that Louise has died. We will pray that she is resting in peace. Our sympathies are with you, Paul and Lila.

    Fondly, Zita and Bill Losey

  3. Lucy Micik August 14, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Louise was a warm, intelligent, talented and genuine person. She loved her family with everything she had. She will be missed. We are praying for her, and for Paul and Lila.

    Please know that heaven has a new angel watching over you!

  4. Gene & Jay in London August 15, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Many fond memories of Louise in Fredonia, England, and NYC. She was always a joy to be around, both on stage and off. Paul, be good to yourself. Peace to all, G&J

  5. Cate Olson August 18, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Dear Paul and Lila, My heart ached to learn about Louise\’s passing. She was such a fiercely creative person…those of us fellow-artists who are fortunate enough to have known her must honor her memory by continuing to approach our craft in the same firey way that she always did; with bravery, light-heartedness and love.

  6. Jonah Triebwasser August 18, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Dear Paul and Lila – Ellen and I were so sorry to hear about Louise. She was the consummate professional and a delightful person to be with, on stage or off. She will be sorely missed.

    Sincerely,

    Ellen & Jonah Triebwasser

  7. Deidre Sepp August 20, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Dear Paul and Lila,
    I am shocked and so sad to hear of Louise\’s death. I would have attended her services if I had known earlier. I don\’t read newspapers and don\’t spend a lot of time on Facebook, but I happened to log on today. I\’m so sorry I couldn\’t be there.
    Louise was such a force for living. She was a powerhouse of emotion and intellect that lit up her acting and charmed her relationships. We first met during a production of \

  8. Marilyn Kerr August 21, 2014 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Paul & Lila, I have just heard this news. I am so sorry that you are going through this, Louise has left far too early. But what a wonderful life you both helped her live! I am sending my prayers from across the country that your faith and love will be of comfort to you as you pass through this difficult transition. I am sending love to you both.

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