Nicholas "Nicky Red" Racioppi, 91, a lifelong resident of Newark, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019.
Mr. Racioppi was a born and beloved salesman. He was a realtor for the Colonnade Apartments in Newark, then became a Cadillac salesman for Central Cadillac in Newark, and then Brogan Cadillac in Totowa. Before he retired in 2010, he was the country's top Cadillac saleman, earning the prestigious Cadillac Crest Club Award. His priorities were his family and his job.
Mr. Racioppi is survived by his son Nicholas and his wife Myriam, granddaughter Isabella and sister Marie Crimi. He was predeceased by his wife Julia (nee Rosania), parents Frank and Maria (nee Mauriello), brother Frank and sister Doris Walsh.
Private arrangements are being conducted by the Megaro Memorial Home, 503 Union Ave, Belleville (megaromemorialhome.com)