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“To the family, I am sorry to hear the news about your loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn...Read More »
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“Our deepest sympathies for everyone. Connie was a truly great lady, and will be missed. We have her in our prayers and fond memories. Richard and...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Richard Cucchiara - Daphne, AL

“Russell,My deepest sympathy to you and your family in the death of your mother. I have such fond memories of her and the many delicious meals John...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: David Lanclos - Arnaudville, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all! ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Robin Lancon - Nashville, TN

“To the family of Connie, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with all of you.Chris and Anita Miaoulis ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Anita Miaoulis - Hammond, LA

“Oh so sorry for the loss of such a lovely lady. We will miss seeing her lovely smile. Our prayers are with you. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

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Carmelite Cucchiara DePaula passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 86. She was born on Monday, May 4, 1931 in Independence, Louisiana to the late Jacomina Biundo Cucchiara and the late Frank Cucchiara. She was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana. Carmelite is survived by her sons, Russell DePaula, John DePaula and his spouse Dr. Robert Wildin, and Darryl DePaula (Jackie Walker); sisters Jerri Dureau, Mary Flowers, and JoAnn Goodrow; brother, Peter Cucchiara, and grandchildren, Rose, David, and Joseph DePaula. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Cucchiara and Jacomina Biundo Cucchiara; husband, Dr. Joseph T. DePaula; and son, Frank David DePaula. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 601 North Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 9:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Rose Memorial Mausoleum. To view and sign the family guest book, please visit