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Antoinette Pecoraro Dorsa

Hammond, Louisiana

Antoinette Pecoraro Dorsa

Antoinette Pecoraro Dorsa, of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at the age of 84. She was born June 1938, in Tickfaw, Louisiana, the daughter of the late Vincent J. Pecoraro and Frances Reina Pecoraro. Antoinette worked as an executive secretary for over 25 years at Southeastern Louisiana University until she retired. She was a member of Holy Ghost Parish for the last 60 years and volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul for over 10 years.

Antoinette is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, John T. Dorsa, Sr., son, John Dorsa, Jr. and wife Helene, grandson, Kylar Dorsa, siblings, Vincent A. Pecoraro, Nace F. Pecoraro and wife Bonnie, and Angie P. Arnone and husband Joseph, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Antoinette was preceded in death by her son, Brian Dorsa, and brothers, Joseph, Antonio, Samuel, and Angelo Pecoraro.

The family would like to thank the staff of Gentiva Hospice for their compassionate care and also caregivers, Frances, Ginger, and Deborah who helped the family through the toughest times.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Friday, June 9, 2023 from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond on Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 9:30 am until 10:30 am.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church, 14450 Hwy 442, Tickfaw, Louisiana 70466 on Saturday at 11:00 am, with Fr. Michael Galea officiating and Deacon Mike Agnello concelebrating.

Entombment will follow at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Cemetery in Tickfaw, Louisiana.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, June 9, 2023

5:30 - 8:30 pm (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

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Rosary

Friday, June 9, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Saturday, June 10, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

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Mass

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church

14450 LA-442, Tickfaw, LA 70466

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Entombment

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Cemetery

LA-442, Tickfaw, LA 70466

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