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“We were so sad to hear of Pete's passing. He was always such a joy to be around and his positive attitude was infectious! I miss seeing him down by...Read More »
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“R I P MR.PETE U WILL BE MISSED PRAYING FOR MISS HELEN LOVE MARK AND CAROL AND CHRISTOPHER CLAYTON KEEPING YOUR FAMILY IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS U...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Carolyn Clayton - Amite, LA

“We will always remember your kindand happy style.You are a wonderful example of a life well lived.God Bless you, my friend.Our prayers go out to all...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Joseph Spalitta - Madisonville, LA

“Helen, Danny, Pete, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Pete. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. We will...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Gilbert and Marilou Sullivan - LA

“Mr Pete u will be missed praying for u mrs Helen in this time of sorrow Mr Pete were a very nice man and love the festivals we have seen him in all...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Carolyn Clayton - Amite, LA

“Thoughts & prayers for your family.Stormy & Denise Lee ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Denise Lee - Hammond, LA

“Dear Family:My deepest condolences, Mrs. Helen, and to Peter, Danny and Donna, Mr. Pete's brothers and his grandchildren.My many memories of Mr. Pete...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Aimee Millhouse - The Woodlands, TX

“My deepest sympathy, condolences, and prayers for the entire Drago family. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: John Brewer - Las Vegas, NV

“Mrs. Helen, So sorry for your loss. He lit up talking about the festivals and showing me the pictures and trophies! My condolences and continued...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Nunez - Covington, LA

“Mr Pete was a wonderful man he was loved by so many he will be missed dearly my prayers are with u Mrs Helen. love u. love Beverly and Neal ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly Delancey - Hammond, LA

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


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Peter Drago passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in Covington, Louisiana, at the age of 92. He was born on Friday, August 21, 1925 in White Castle, Louisiana to the late Jenny Zeno Drago and the late Louis Drago. He was a resident of Covington, Louisiana.

Peter is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Helen Grix Drago; sons, Peter John Drago, and Danny Drago and his wife Donna; brothers, Sam and Anthony Drago; and grandchildren, Dillon, Derek, and Dominick Drago.

He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Drago; mother, Jenny Zeno Drago; and brothers, Jerry and Joseph Drago.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 9:00 am until the Funeral Service at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in Rose Memorial Park Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to a charity to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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