Robert J. Loizzo
September 5, 1941 ~ February 5, 2021
Robert J. Loizzo entered everlasting life on Friday, February 5, 2021 in North Bergen, New Jersey.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York to Bernard Loizzo and Edith Localio. He attended Manhattan College and completed his doctoral studies at Columbia University. He taught Political Science at Brooklyn College and St. Peter’s College and, in his later years, worked for the New York City Administration for Children’s Services.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 35 years Iraida Iturralde, their younger daughter Bibi, their older daughter Alexandra and her husband Viraj Desai, his beloved cat Tami, and his dear sister Eileen and her husband John McCarthy.
Donations can be made on his behalf to WQXR-FM classical music radio station by calling (888) 376-9692 or going to https://pledge3.wqxr.org/donate/main/onestep/ In either case, please specify: This donation is being made to WQXR in memory of Robert Loizzo. Those who donate online will receive a prompt to add special instructions after the donation is submitted, and can request that a memorial card be sent to the family.
Memorial services will be scheduled by the family at a future date.