Junior Barotti, 37, of Manheim Township passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Hospice in Mt. Joy surrounded by his loving family.
Junior was born in San Paulo, Brazil on July 31, 1976 and was the son of Mario and Daura Barotti of Manheim Township. He was married to Allison (Minogue) Barotti, and they celebrated their 8th anniversary on July 9. He was the loving father to three daughters, Aubrey, age 7, Natalie, age 4, and Vanessa, age 2.
Junior, as he was known by all, was a graduate of Manheim Township High School where he excelled in soccer, and the University of Delaware graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree.
He worked in sales for SEI Investments for 10 years traveling throughout the United States and abroad presenting and selling financial software systems for the company.
He had a passion for soccer and began playing while in Brazil at an early age. His family relocated to Lancaster when he was 7, and he continued pursuing soccer into high school where he played for Manheim Township and then select teams in Lancaster. His other passion was football, and he was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys.
Junior was family oriented and enjoyed spending time with his wife and children. They took family vacations whenever they could, and he particularly enjoyed taking the children to Dutch Wonderland and Hershey Park on a regular basis.
In addition to his wife and children, Junior is survived by a sister, Caroline Barotti, of Philadelphia, PA, a brother, Chris Barotti, husband of Amy, of Lititz, and two nieces, Marissa and Emery, of Lancaster as well as 5 aunts and uncles in Brazil.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Monday, March 24, 2014 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 601 E. Delp Rd., Lancaster, PA. A Viewing will be from 5-8 PM on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. Interment in Witness Park, Lititz. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Junior's memory may be made to The Barotti Family Education Trust, in care of Wells Fargo, 1800 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 or to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. To send an online condolence, please visit:
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Funeral Home & Crematory