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“Cheryl,I was so sorry to hear the sad news of Joe's passing. Thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers at this most difficult time.Sincerely...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Brown - Hammond, LA

“My father , Joseph, was dearly loved by me and my mother, Mamie, my son Joey,and my twin daughters, Ashlan and Cristan. He was good to all of us...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Gina Schiro-Bankston - Hammond, LA

“Deepest sympathy. The Thomas FamilyCandance, Ricky, Rikita and Ranesha ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Candance Thomas - Hammond, LA

“On behalf of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Alumni Association and Brother Martin High School, I offer our prayers and condolences. We will say a...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Kenny Spellman - New Orleans, LA

“Rest in peace my friend. May God comfort your wife and family during this sad time. Thank you for being a great example of life and friendship. Fly...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Cheryl Perrin Bertaut - LA

“Joe is an example for all for his goodness and tenacity. He handled his trials with dignity and strength exhibiting his strong faith. If St. Peter...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: ROBERT Lowe - TICKFAW, LA

“I will miss you dearly ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Angelique Enriquez - Tickfaw, LA

“Cheryl, my prayers are with you as you go through these next days, months, years. Where there is great love, there shall also be great grief. Lean on...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Maria Lea - Albany, LA - Friend

“So sorry for my cousin, sorry I can't attend due to hurricane in Florida. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Eleanore Sciambra - Lynn Haven, FL

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you!! May God Bless and Comfort you with his Peace and Love at this most difficult time!! ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: JoEllen & Tommy Marten - Hammond, LA


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Joseph John Schiro, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center. He was born on Wednesday, March 29, 1939, in New Orleans, to the late Joseph and Carrie Schiro.

He was a graduate of St. Aloysius High School and Southeastern Louisiana University and a retired business owner of the Tic-Tock Shoppe in Hammond and an usher at Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Cheryl Tallia Schiro; daughter, Gina Bankston; grandchildren, Joey Pellichino and Ashlan and Cristan Bankston; brothers, Gasper Schiro (Mel) and Michael Schiro, Sr.; nephews, Michael Schiro, Jr. (Nha) and sons, Julian and Jonah, and Matthew Schiro (Sarah).

He is preceded in death by his parents; and sister-in-law, Sharon Boykin Schiro.

Visitation will be at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 2000 North Morrison Blvd., Hammond on Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 5:30pm until 8:30pm and on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 601 N. Oak Street, Hammond, from 9:00am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow at Rose Memorial Park Cemetery.

He holds a special place in each of out hearts and we will always love and miss him.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.