Angelo Cardella Obituary
 
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Angelo P. Cardella

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Angelo Petix Cardella, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at his home in Metairie, LA. He was a native of New Orleans, LA, born November 15,1922, to Rosolino Petix Cardella and Francesca Bellina Cardella, both of Sicily. Beloved husband of Josephine Catanzaro Cardella, happily married for 56 years. Brother of Josephine Bologna and deceased siblings, Joseph Cardella, Mary Bologna and Rose Cardella. Survived by children Russell (Barbara Breaux) Cardella, Anthony (Laura Lahey) Cardella, Michael (Donna Schexnaydre) Cardella and Charles Cardella; grandchildren: Liza Kane (Cousy Kane), Anthony Cardella, Jr., Michael Cardella, Jr...
Angelo Petix Cardella, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at his home in Metairie, LA. He was a native of New Orleans, LA, born November 15,1922, to Rosolino Petix Cardella and Francesca Bellina Cardella, both of Sicily. Beloved husband of Josephine Catanzaro Cardella, happily married for 56 years. Brother of Josephine Bologna and deceased siblings, Joseph Cardella, Mary Bologna and Rose Cardella. Survived by children Russell (Barbara Breaux) Cardella, Anthony (Laura Lahey) Cardella, Michael (Donna Schexnaydre) Cardella and Charles Cardella; grandchildren: Liza Kane (Cousy Kane), Anthony Cardella, Jr., Michael Cardella, Jr (Vanessa Grishaw), Heather Dammeyer (Nate Dammeyer), Steven Cardella (Kara Coulter), Christina Cardella, Annie Cardella, Danny Cardella and Justin Cardella; and 3 great-grandchildren: Zofia Kane, Rosemarie Cardella and Michael W Cardella. Angelo was a retired master carpenter after 50 years of dedicated service through the Carpenters Local Union No. 1846. Angelo also served as a PFC and member of the 822nd Tank Destroyer Battalion in WWII as a heavy machine gun operator in the Rhineland and Central Europe. He earned a Purple Heart for injuries incurred during his service overseas, as well as a Good Conduct medal. His hobbies included dancing with friends and especially with his girlfriend, Marie Porrovecchio, at the Jefferson-Orleans and walking in Lakeside Mall.
Visitation will be held on Thursday evening, October 6, 2011 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie, LA and on Friday morning, October 7, 2011 from 10:30 am until 12:00 pm at St. Christopher the Martyr Church, 309 Manson Avenue in Metairie, LA followed by a Funeral Mass. Interment will be in Metairie Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Masses are preferred.

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