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“Bernice, Keith, Jimmy and Family....we are so sorry for your loss. We feel so blessed to have had Albert in our lives. He was a wonderful man and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: George, Ellen, Travis and Jake Stuckey

“Mrs. Bernice, Keith, Jimmy and Family Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Pep was a great union man and a wonderful person to work with. May he...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dianne & Blane Babin

“Aunt Bernice, Jimmy, Keith and family. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Uncle Al was a great man. He will truly be missed. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Dennis Charbonnet III - LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“Bernice, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Pep was a great fried. He will be greatly missed. Much love to all.2COR.5:1-8 ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: JOANN RANDAZZO

“My deepest sympathy to Bernice ,Jimmy and Keith. Bernice, Albert, my late husband Buck Pepitone and I had many good times over the years. We had...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Sara Pepitone - Hammond, LA

“Jimmy and Keith I am sorry to read about your Daddy. My thoughts and prayers are with your and all your families. May God comfort you through this...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Sheila Ragan - San Diego, CA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond


James Albert Pepitone, Sr., a lifelong resident of Ponchatoula passed away at home peacefully, Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the age of 86. Albert retired from Kaiser Aluminum on June 1, 1986, and then went to work with the Steelworkers Union in 2001 in Chalmette, LA. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Bernice Booth Pepitone; sons, Jimmy Pepitone (Lynne), and Keith Pepitone (Paulette); brothers, Danny Pepitone, Jr. (Ruth), and Wayne Pepitone (Polly); sisters, Rita Charbonnet, Brenda Lipscomb (Gene), and Cathy Dugas (Louis); grandchildren, Jamie Pepitone, Sara Pepitone O'shea, Mindy Pepitone (Jonathan), Jason Pepitone, Amanda Wells, and Caitlin Wells (Mike); great granddaughter, Fiona O'shea; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Dan Pepitone; mother, Josie Nuccio Pepitone; brothers, William "Buck" Pepitone, and Joseph Pepitone; and sisters, Eugenia "Sis" Ritter and Dorothy Lemoine. Friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 200 South Magnolia Avenue, Ponchatoula, Friday, January 21, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Religious services will follow at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 255 North 8th Street, Ponchatoula at 12 noon celebrated Deacon Larry Melancon. Burial will follow in Wetmore Cemetery. Following the burial service, a reception will be held at Millville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 621 West McClellan Street, Ponchatoula. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph's Hospice, 1010 C.M. Fagan Drive, Suite 100, Hammond, LA 70403.