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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette


Louis A. Pinto

Louis A. Pinto, 89, of Hammonton, N.J. passed away Saturday April 22, 2023. Lou was born and raised in Hammonton and attended Hammonton Public Schools, He served in the US Marine Corps and was a proud Veteran. Lou and his wife Dee had just celebrated their 62nd anniversary. Lou was in the lawn irrigation business for many years. He enjoyed his work and all the people he met and the friendships made while in the Hammonton Lions Club. Lou loved his family and cherished the time spent with them especially his loving Wife Dee, daughter Andrea and son in law Al and his grandson Anthony, who he was very proud of. He loved being involved with classic cars and going to car shows. He was a happy, fun-loving guy. When he retired, he enjoyed his weekly lunches with his car buddies, and going to the garage of his dear friend, Harry Gale, to chat, work on their cars, and have coffee. He will be sadly missed.

Louis is predeceased by his parents, William and Marie Pinto; brother, Danny Pinto; and sisters, Philomenia Cullen (Louis) and sister Rose Marie DeMaria. He is survived by his loving wife, Deletta Pinto (nee Sole); daughter, Andrea Effinger and her husband Al of Hammonton, N.J.; brothers, Matthew Pinto (Mary Jane) and Joseph Pinto (Pat); and his brother-in-law, Richard DeMaria. He is the loving grandfather of Anthony Effinger. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends were invited to attend his viewing Wednesday April 26, 2023 from 8:30 -11 a.m. at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N Third St. Hammonton, N.J. 08037, with funeral services at 11 a.m. Entombment was in Greenmount Cemetery 248 S. First Rd. Hammonton, NJ 08037 following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Hammonton 398 Bellevue Ave. Hammonton, NJ 08037, the Hammonton Education Foundation PO Box 552, Hammonton, NJ 08037, Hammonton Cancer Foundation PO Box 1066 Hammonton, NJ 08037. To share a condolence, please visit

Arrangements entrusted to the Marinella Funeral Home


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