Nicholas Anthony "Nick" Cannatella

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  • "Rita, My deepest sympathy is extended to you and your..."
  • "Miss Rita, So sad to hear about Mr. Nick. He was such a..."
    - Michelle Polito
  • "Kathy, So sorry to hear about your Dad. May your hearts..."
    - Mary Jane Williams Bohac
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    - Norma and JP Accardo
  • - Lakin Cannatella
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A retiree from Pope's Automotive, now Napa Auto Parts, he passed away at the age of 83 on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. He was a native of Melville, a resident of Baton Rouge and an U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus charter member, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3298 and past grand knight. He joined St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in 1960 and served as a member of the Usher Society and the Bereavement Committee. Visiting will be at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Highway, on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visiting will resume at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road, on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 9:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rita R. Cannatella; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Marshall Wilson; a grandson, Richard Roche III and fiancée, Kate Ferrara; two sisters, Phenie Jerome and Mary Ann Raudales and husband Marco, of Honduras; and a brother, Vincent Cannatella and wife Marie. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tony and Annie Cannatella; sisters, Verna Gerace and Catherine Lushute; and a brother, Joseph Cannatella. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Knights of Columbus Council 3298, 5232 Abelia Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-1910 or St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Please visit the online guestbook at
Published in on Dec. 14, 2011
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