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“Mr Joe will be missed by lot of people. They only make a few as him. He was the best Barber around. He loved his family and his customers. I'm so...Read More »
1 of 33 | Posted by: Douglas Mauro - Hammond, LA

“Miss Judy, John and Jenifer,I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Joe's passing. Mr. Joe cut my hair for years when I was a kid and my Dad continued to go...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Dru Cabler - Austin, TX

“Miss Judy, John and Jenifer,I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Joe's passing. Mr. Joe cut my hair for years when I was a kid and my Dad continued to go...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Dru Cabler - Austin, TX

“Miss Judy, John and Jenifer,I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Joe's passing. Mr. Joe cut my hair for years when I was a kid and my Dad continued to go...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Dru Cabler - Austin, TX

“Joe meant so much to me because he was warm, friendly, fun, interesting and gave great hair cuts. Also, I was honored he would put pictures of...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Hubert Lipscomb - Covington, LA

“My condolences to Judy, Frankie and all of the Joe Fresina family. ”
6 of 33 | Posted by: Judy Fresina Jones - Hoover, AL

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I will always remember watching Leigh and Holly's basketball games while sitting by Mr. Joe and Mrs Judy. He always had...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Kathy Aubert Guay - Ponchatoula, LA

“Mr. Joe has cut my hair since I was a child. I always looked forward going to get my hair cut because he always made me laugh and I enjoyed his witty...Read More »
8 of 33 | Posted by: Michael Barron - Hammond, LA

“I truly enjoyed working with and getting to know Mr. Joe. We always seemed to have a smile and a joke no matter what the situation. He was a...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Blaine Callender - Metairie, LA

“He will be missed.Our prayers are with Judy and the family.He is an icon in the neighborhood. If there is anything I can do,Judy please let me know. ”
10 of 33 | Posted by: Ken Buhler - Hammond, LA

“Judy and family, so sorry for Joe's passing. He always had a friendly "hello" and the smile was unforgettable . ”
11 of 33 | Posted by: Ann Mixon Lane - Ponchatoula, LA

“Dear Mrs. Judy, John, Jenifer, and Family, We were deeply saddened at the news of Mr. Joe's passing. May God continue to strengthen you all...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: Mike and Tessie Tournillon - LA

“So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. I have been a friend and customer for over 50 years. I will miss our barbershop visits. Joe was a very kind and...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Pat Tallo - Ponchatoula, LA

“Judy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Joe was "One of a Kind." His kindness, compassion, and sense of humor will be sorely missed....Read More »
14 of 33 | Posted by: Carla Wainwright - Hammond, LA

“Judy, Bill and I want to express our condolences to you and your family in Joe's passing. As Christians, we understand that our loss is God's gain!...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: Bill and Freddie Cory - Natalbany, LA

“I am so sad to hear of how passing. My thoughts and prayers with the family. ”
16 of 33 | Posted by: Randy Wilson - Missoula, MT

“Sorry I'm not able to be there. Joe was a friend and loving husband to Judy, my cousin. My condolences to Judy and the family. Besides being a friend...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Louie Evans - Mesa, AZ - Family

“My mom, JoAl Fornea Holcomb, and I were so very sorry to learn of Joe's passing. So many memories of getting together for family reunions. You all...Read More »
18 of 33 | Posted by: Jodi Holcomb Oliver - Family

“I am sorry to hear this news. I remember growing up and daddy and my brother getting haircuts at the barbershop. Y'all are in my prayers. ”
19 of 33 | Posted by: Cynthia Lerch Schilling

“So saddened by the loss of Joe. My father and I went to his barbershop for years. Really enjoyed listening to him talk. You and your family are in...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Bennie Tate - Hammond, LA

“We are so saddened to hear of the death of Joe. Joe has been my husband's Barber since he came to Louisiana in 1965. He was a Great Barber and a...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: Mary Sue & Coach jMosley - LA

“Ms Judy, My family and I, wish to express our deepest and sincerest sympathy on Mr. Joe's passing.May the peace of our Lord and Savior be with you...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Michael Collins - Hammond, LA

“he will be missed..wonderful Christian man.. ”
23 of 33 | Posted by: Johanna Austin - Friend

“We are so sorry to hear about Joe's death. He was such a friendly person. He was the barber that my family trusted to give a haircut. They also...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Mary Lou Ingraffla - Loranger, LA

“So sorry to hear about Joe's passing. I really thought a lot of Joe, his friendly greeting each time he saw you, his contagious smile. IAnn Mixon...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Ann Mixon Lane - Ponchatoula, LA

“May God bring comfort and peace to the entire family at this difficult time. Mr. Joe was someone I knew from my childhood. I know he will be missed...Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: Terri Crosby - Tickfaw, LA

“So sorry for you and your families loss. Joe was a kind and wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
27 of 33 | Posted by: Joseph & Georgia Canale - LA

“We are so very sorry to hear this sad news. Mr. Joe was such a good friend to Daddy. He even came to the hospital to cut his hair. I know hw wish...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Debbie Brown Terral - Tickfaw, LA

“So Sorry for you loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you ”
29 of 33 | Posted by: Jody Matherne Forstall - Manchac, LA

“So sorry to read this. My condolences to Ms. Judy and all of Mr. Joe's family. He was my barber for many years and he and Ms. Judy were the nicest...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: David Strahan - Tickfaw, LA

“So sorry for your loss, Lori. Prayers for you and all of your family. ”
31 of 33 | Posted by: Theresa Lott - Friend

“I'm so sorry to hear about Joe. Judy if you need anything don't hesitate to call. ”
32 of 33 | Posted by: Carolyn Strahan - Robert, LA

“Oh so so sorry and sad for your loss and our loss of such a dear friend. Joe has been cutting my hair since I was in high school and I always enjoyed...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

Joseph "Joe" R. Fresina, 74 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017, at home with his family by his side. He was born on Thursday, April 9, 1942, in Independence, Louisiana to John and Conchetta Fresina. Joe loved cutting hair and being a Barber and had his barber shop for many years. He loved life and enjoyed spending time just talking with his customers at the barber shop and loved spending time with his family.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Judy Evans Fresina, his son, John Fresina and his wife Lori, his daughter, Jenifer Ribando and her husband Dominick, his grandchildren, Bradley, Leigh and Amy Fresina, Olivia Taylor and her husband Walter, and Nicholas Ribando, his great grandchildren, Allison and Wyatt Taylor and his brother, Frank Fresina and his wife Jennifer, also many nieces, nephews and close friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents John and Conchetta Fresina.

A Visitation for Joe will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Independence. A Memorial Service Celebrating Joe's Life will immediately follow visitation at12:00pm in the church.

In lieu of flowers the family wishes all memorial donations be made to the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home, PO Box 4196, Monroe, Louisiana 71211 or online at in Joe's memory.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond.

Joe's guest book can be viewed on