Vincent Marotta


Age: 91

Summary: coffee entrepreneur and one of the co-founders of the iconic Mr. Coffee brand that helped to revolutionize how Americans make their morning brew who along with his business partner and high school friend Samuel Glazer (d. 2012) turned Mr. Coffee into a household name in 1972 after asking two engineers to create a drip brewing system like those found in restaurants and helped to make Mr. Coffee into the percolator obsolete as the standard for home coffee brewing.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

Born: February 22, 1924

Died: August 1, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio