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John Joseph Delvisco, Sr.

John Joseph Delvisco, Sr.
  • February 29, 1936 - December 4, 2017
  • Independence, Louisiana

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“Fannie, Bella, Mary Ann and family, I'm so sorry to hear this . May God Bless his soul and reciieve him into his Kingdom. God Bless all of you as my...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Louis Lacara - Denham Springs, LA

“Hey Dad,,,There are no amount of words or gratitude that could possibly be expressed for the love and the chance of life that you and Mom chose to...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: John Delvisco Jr. - Loranger, LA

“My condolence to the entire family ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ronald Delvisco - Leola, PA

“I am so sorry for your loss. It is always so very hard to lose a loved one in death and our loving Heavenly Father is very aware and understand your...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“You will now join Aunt Helen, your wife, family and friends that have gone before you as Jesus leads you to God. I will celebrate your life always....Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Evelyn & Immediate Family Chenevert, Manteris - VA

“I am very sorry to hear about Mr. John passing He was a very good person to everyone. He was a good neighbor to me ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Ramona Lamonte - Independence, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Your Mom and Dad were very special people. May God look over them and your family ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Sal and Janet Fontana - Metairie, LA

“To The Delvisco Family,We are very sorry to hear about John. He was a kind and generous man and a wonderful friend to my family. My mom and aunts...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Anna Carona - Independence, LA

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John Joseph Delvisco, Sr. passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at the age of 81. He was born on Saturday, February 29, 1936 in Independence, Louisiana. John was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion Adam Grechman Post 109. John retired after 30 years with Shell Chemical where he worked in maintenance and served as a Past Union President. He was also a butcher with Piggly Wiggly and worked in maintenance in Roseland for the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development.

John is survived by his son, John J. Delvisco, Jr. and his wife Ginger Delvisco; brother, Angelo Delvisco, and sisters, Phine D. Lopinto, Shirley Delvisco, Mary Ann Delvisco, Fannie D. Guzzardo, Bella D. Holden, and Virginia D. Chenvert; granddaughter, Jennifer Baudier and her husband, Alfred, granddaughter, Mary Catherine Murphy and her husband Chad, and grandson, Edmond Ganucheau, IV; and great-grandchildren, Justin, Kayla, & Emily Baudier, Alexis Messina, and McKenzie Murphy.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Helen Goldean Crawford Delvisco; parents, Peter Delvisco and Jennie Matria Delvisco; two brothers, Salvadore Delvisco and Joe Delvisco; and three sisters, Mamie Delvisco, Jeanette Delvisco, and Rosalie Delvisco.

The Delvisco family extends their gratitude to nurse, Lisa King and to the staff of St. Joseph Hospice and The Carpenter House for their compassionate care.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00 am. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am and continue until 11:00 am.

Interment, with military honors, will follow in Colonial Cemetery Mausoleum, Independence, Louisiana.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Louisiana Chapter Headquarters, 3445 N. Causeway Blvd, Suite 902, Metairie, LA 70002, in memory of John Delvisco, Sr.

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