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“Joe was a very kind and had a pleasing personality. A 'smile' definitely will be missed. Had the pleasure of knowing him for 40 years. In fact just...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: ANIL PATEL - HAMMOND, LA

“Our prayers continue to be with you and your family. May you always be "In His Care." ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Hospice In His Care

“I was so shocked to hear of Joe's passing. He was a very good man. Enjoyed working with him with the Krewe of Omega. He would most definitely be...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Libby Billiot - Hammond,, LA

“Dear Virginia and family, we were so saddened hearing that Joe had passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Joe was such a likable...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Gilbert and Marilou Sullivan - LA

“Many fond memories of Mr. Joe at the furniture business, He gave me one of my first Jobs, & taught me many things. Nice working with Mr. Joe,...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Dennis & Diane LaMonica - PA

“So sorry to hear this. Joe was such a great person.. My prayers are with Joe and the family. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Monistere Johnson - MO

“I'm very sorry to hear of Mr. Joe's passing. I enjoyed being on his float with the Krewe of Omega. I'll never forget my Grandpa Monestere talking...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Denise Donlan - Hammond, LA

“he and my dad-ben gill-were friends and over the years hewas always such a nice manso sorry for your lose at this time ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: patricia gill - natalbany

“My condolences to the family, may warm and loving memories of Joseph bring you comfort, Isaiah 61:1,2 "God binds up the brokenhearted and comforts...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: T Hines - Chicago, IL

“Virginia, Sabrina, and extended family: so very sorry for your loss! Joe was a true gentleman who would always stop and say hello wherever he was. We...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Janie Lala Fletcher and Bobby Fletcher Fletcher - LA

“My Prayers are with all the family. He will always be looking over all of you from Heaven. Love-FritzvXHzk ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Frances Gardner - Hammond, LA

“Oh my goodness so sorry for your loss and the loss of our dear long time friend. Our prayers are with you. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

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Joseph John "Joe" Vutera, 83 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Joe was born on Tuesday, August 28, 1934, in Hammond.

Joe was a loving husband, father, and grandfather in addition to all family and friends. He was a local entrepreneur and business owner, with many interests. He was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church, The Knights of Columbus, The Lions Club, an Army Veteran and a member of The Krewe of Omega.
Surviving are wife of 60 years, Virginia Legoria Vutera, daughter, Sabrina Vutera, grandchildren, Sophia and Joseph John Vutera II, brother & sister-in-law, Anthony "Buddy" and Marie Vutera, sister, Betsy Acuri.

He is preceded in death by parents, Martin Vutera and Lena Pellichino Vutera, siblings, Louis Vutera, Camilla Millioto, Josie Faldetta, Salvador Vutera, Sr., Giuseppe Vutera.

Friends will be received Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond.

Visitation will continue on Wednesday, from 9:00 a.m. until Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

Interment will follow in the Rose Memorial Park Cemetery Hammond, Louisiana.

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