Louis Armanini of Pleasantville, New York died on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. He was 86 years old.
Mr. Armanini was born on February 11, 1930 in New York City to Angelo and Catherine Armanini. He attended Cardinal Hayes High School and Manhattan College. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
He was hired in 1959 by the Mearl Corporation of Ossining, New York as a research chemist. He worked for the Mearl Corporation for 35 years and became a Vice President and Director of Research. He was a member of the American Chemical Society, the Association for the Advancement of Science, the Cosmetic Toiletries and Fragrances Association, and the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
Prior to his work at the Mearl Corporation he worked for five years at a Nuclear Research facility for the Curtis Wright Corporation.
He is the inventor of 10 patents and is cited in hundreds more with the United States Patent Office for his work in physical optics of interference and pearlescent pigments. He has written many papers and delivered lectures on the optics of pigments both in the US and all over the world.
Mr. Armanini married Catherine Regan in 1958 at Holy Name Church in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. Armanini were residents of Pleasantville, New York for 45 years, later retiring to their home in Jupiter, Florida.
Mr. Armanini enjoyed tennis, golf, the NY Mets and entertaining with friends and family.
Along with his wife, Catherine, Mr. Armanini is survived by his four children. They are Lawrence Armanini of Northborough, Massachusetts, Claire Maino of White Plains, New York, Karen Clark of Jupiter, Florida and Stephen Armanini of Antioch, California. He is also survived by six loving grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 1 from 9:00AM to 10:30AM at the Beecher Flooks Funeral Home in Pleasantville, New York. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 11:00AM at Holy Innocents Roman Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York.
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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Oct. 1 to Oct. 2, 2016
Armanini, Louis [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Louis is a member of the Class of 1957.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Armanini, Louis [MC1957 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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