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Ridout's Trussville Chapel

1500 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL

OBITUARY

Louis "Louie" Charles Zicarelli

November 23, 1940August 29, 2019

Louis “Louie” Charles Zicarelli of Birmingham, AL passed away on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at the age of 78. He was a wonderful and devoted husband, father, and grandfather and was very much loved. Louie retired from Bruno’s where he worked in management for many years. He was a longtime member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He especially enjoyed going around and visiting with his many friends. Louie NEVER met a stranger, only people he “didn’t know yet”! Louie will truly be missed by everyone. He was born in Birmingham, AL to his parents who precede him, Charles J. Zicarelli and Margaret Lorino Zicarelli. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Marie Zicarelli; his daughter, Teresa Z. Hickey (Jason); his granddaughter, Elizabeth Marie Fulton-Hickey; and a niece, Mary Rose Jovings Gray. Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel from 5 until 8 PM with funeral mass on Thursday, September 5th at St. Barnabas Catholic Church beginning at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 5, 2019

Memories

Louis "Louie" Charles Zicarelli

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Lucia Gomez

September 13, 2019

I worked with Mr. Louie back in 2006 at the food giant in Roebuck. He was so silly and fun to work with. After he moved to work at the food giant in center point I would go and see him outside. I would tell out his name and he would always receive me with a double kiss on the cheek. I'm truly going to miss him may he rest in peace 💔 😢. My condolences to the family.

Tommy Stuart

September 12, 2019

I knew Louis from my trips to the grocery stores he worked for, Bruno's mostly. Also, we had friends in common at the Plaza Gun & Pawn on Highway 11, Louis was always trading something & it was always a pleasant surprise when we'd show up there at the same time. He was so nice & friendly & we kidded each other about our weapon interest of the day, it was something in common between us. This tragedy shocked me & I hope the Lord is with those searching for justice. Louis was a fine man & God Bless his family. Tommy Stuart

Laura Brinkman

September 12, 2019

Louis was always happy and silly. I worked with him for years at Bruno's. He was a hot mess! I'm so sorry for his wife and family. One cannot even retire in peace at their own home these days. When violence attacks the innocent it is heart breaking. Peace, Laura Brinkman

Trina Jackson

September 9, 2019

I am so very sorry for your loss. I was devastated when I got such terrible news. Mr. Louis will be sorely missed. Such a kind, sweet man who never met a stranger and looked out for everyone in the neighborhood. I am beyond words. May God bless your family and I will continue to pray for everlasting peace of mind. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

Elizabeth Milan Jasper

September 8, 2019

So sorry for your loss, I worked with Mr Zicarelli for many years at Bruno’s. He was all the time making me laugh, he was such a good ,caring, fun loving man. I know y’all will truly miss him. May he Rest In Peace. God bless his family.

Anthony Tombrello

September 4, 2019

Many prayers and thoughts . Please accept my condolences. May Louis RIP. I feel so blessed to have known Louis for many years. He always greeted peoplewith friendliness,helpfulness and always happy. He was so funny and loved everyone . He will be missed.

John Weems

September 2, 2019

Mr. Louis gave me my first job at Food Giant when I was 15. After all of those years we kept in touch and eventually I did some maintenance and carpentry work on his home. He will truly be missed. I don't think I ever saw him without a smile or meeting a stranger. My family's thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time
If there is anything that I can do, please contract me.

Lisa Robyn Chandra Posh Friends from Atlanta

September 2, 2019

Teresa and family
We are praying for you and with you during this time and always! We love you and want you to know we have you and your family in our hearts always!
Lisa Robyn Chandra
PFF’s 🙏🏽♥️

Linda Hickey

September 2, 2019

Marie and Teresa, I am so terribly sorry for your loss of Louis. He was such a sweet man. Every time I ever met him he greeted me with such a sweet smile and that bright sparkle in his eyes. He will surely be missed and I know that by his presence he is making Heaven a more beautiful place.

Melody Young

September 1, 2019

Teresa, I am so devastated by your unimaginable loss. I can’t stop thinking about you, your beautiful momma, Jason, and Elizabeth. You are in my prayers on a constant basis. Love, Melody (TBTW)

FROM THE FAMILY