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“I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't see the post until after the services. Sorry we were not there. ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Tammy DiMattia - Independence, LA

“My thoughts & prayers to my dear friend's precious family.I have wonderful memories of Sally in years past. Sally loved to talked about her...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Marie Mandella - Independence, LA

“To Charlie and children Sally was a very special lady to me. She was my godmother by confirmation and I loved her very much. Sadly we lost touch when...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: KATHERINE CORRENTE-DAVIS-JAEGER - LA

“Canale Family,I am so very sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of my grandma (Miss Margaret Maggio) bringing me over to visit Miss Sally....Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Heather Maggio-Van Antwerp - IL

“So sorry I missed her celebration of life. No one could ever forget that beautiful smile. Her family is her masterpiece. So selfless and caring,...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Charlotte Anzalone Willuams - LA

“Sally was my best friend since the first grade at Independence elementary school through high school. She lived accross the street from me on Highway...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Alyne Candiotto Anzalone - WA

“Sally was my first and best friend,she lived across the street from me. We rode the school bus together, we did everything together. If one of us...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“What a wonderful life Sally lived and such an awesome legacy she leaves! So sad to hear the news, but rejoicing in the fact that she has entered her...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Freddie and Bill Cory - Natalbany, LA

“Mrs. LeBlanc, prayers and heartfelt sympathy are with your family at this most sad time. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Linda Sibley - Hammond, LA

“I must clarify my last message in what was typed and what was meant. Ms. Sally always had a smile and not a smoke. Sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Andy Mandella - Dexter, MO

“Mrs. Sally was a sweet and beautiful lady! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Gary and Carla Lee - Independence, LA

“Cathy,I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I know how close your family is. I'm so glad you had this time to spend with her in your retirement...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Lauren DiMaggio - Ponchatoula

“I'm so sorry to hear about Mrs Sally. I use to look forward to seeing her every week at Landry's salon. She was the nicest lady I have ever met. I...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Dawn Prine - Ponchatoula, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of and Sally's loved ones. Ms Sally was a beautiful soul and has left behind a wonderful legacy. Love you all &...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Vickie Roddy - Ville Platte, LA

“The Canale Fly.Terry & I are sorry to hear about Mrs. Sally's death.I remember visiting & her welcoming me with a smile & always being so sweet.Mrs...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Charlene (Matise) Gratia - LA

“I remember Ms. Sally as a kind generous Lady. She always had a smoke when I was around her and made me feel at home. She will be sadly missed by...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Andy Mandella - Dexter, MO

“Charlie so sorry for your and your families loss. In spite of the sadness I'm sure there are many wonderful memories for you all to cherish always....Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“Tonia and family, my condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: mittie rohner - Amite, LA

“John and I are sending our prayers and condolences to the entire family. What a blessing she was to all of you! ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Mary D'Anna - Kenner, LA - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs. Sally was always so kind to me as we bombarded their home on weekends during junior high and high school. ...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Theresa Sparacello Bell - MS

“Diane, Cathy, Rhonda, I am so sorry for your loss. I understand what you're going through it is a very Difficult time. Your Mom and my Mom would Talk...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Kelly Raimondo - Columbia, TN

“Mr. Charlie and all the family,We are so sorry to learn of Mrs. Sally's passing.I remember her as being so kind and caring and always with a smileI...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Ronald and Barbara Rogers - LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Sending Healing Love, Light and Blessings to the whole family. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Rachel Miller - Hammond, LA

“I would like to offer my deepest condolences to your family. As you reflect on cherished memories, may you find comfort and hope (Jeremiah 29:11). ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: A friend


Sarah "Sally" Canale, 85 years old of Tickfaw, Louisiana, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at home with her family by her side. She was born on Monday, June 19, 1933, in Independence, Louisiana to Carlo and Lena Pumillia Lapuma. Sally was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to all she knew. She was a devout Catholic and a member of Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church.

Sally is survived by her loving husband, Charlie Canale, Sr., her son, Charlie Canale, Jr. and his wife Tonia, her daughters, Diane Vaccaro and her husband Jerry, Cathy LeBlanc and her husband Kerry and Rhonda Vaccaro and her husband Todd, her grandchildren, Christopher Vaccaro and his wife Windy, Brian Canale and his wife Melissa, Dea Canale Frederick and her husband Brian, Robert Charles LeBlanc and his wife Rae and Carlie Vaccaro, her great grandchildren, Taylor Hart and her husband Caleb, Brannon Verdin, Chandler Vaccaro, Carter Copsey, Alanna Copsey, Taylor Druery, Tad Druery, Charlie Canale III, Cooper Frederick, Walker Frederick, Jolie Claire LeBlanc and Ezra Jane Hart, her brother, Anthony Lapuma, also many nieces, nephews and close friends.

Sally is preceded in death by her parents, Carlo and Lena Pumillia Lapuma, her sisters, Dora Lapuma Relan, Rose Lapuma Lucido, Katie Lapuma Giuffria, Margie Lapuma Dilorenzo, Annie Lapuma Dorsa and Lil Annie Lapuma, her brothers, Alex and Peter Lapuma.

A visitation for Sally will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 9:00 am until 10:30 am at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church in Tickfaw where a Rosary will be recited at 10:30am. A Funeral Mass Celebrating Sally's Life will immediately follow the rosary at 11:00am in the church. Interment will follow in the Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Cemetery in Tickfaw.

Sally's family wishes all memorial contributions be made to Egan Hospice, 3121 21st Street, Metairie, Louisiana 70002 or Mater Dolorosa Catholic School, 509 Pine St, Independence, LA 70443 in her memory.

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

Sally's guest book can be viewed at www.harrymckneely.com.