Joseph Anthony Accardo

April 20, 1933June 4, 2013
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Joseph Anthony Accardo, 80, a native of Tickfaw, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Having served in the Korean War, Joseph was a U.S. Army veteran and owner of Accardo Tile Contractor Inc. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #4030 and a devoted Usher at St. Louis King of France Catholic Church. His hobbies included fishing and gardening but his greatest joy came from his family. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 60 years Mary Ann S. Accardo; children: Joseph Anthony Accardo Jr., Ronald Accardo and wife Jeri Lee, Donald Accardo and companion Joseph Specht, Bernadette Accardo White and husband Richard, and Anthony John Accardo and girlfriend Phyllis Ponthier; 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Sam and Josephine Accardo; brother Sam Accardo; and granddaughter Jessica Laine Accardo. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home on Friday, June 7, 2013 from 5pm until 9pm and continuing on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 8am until service time at 10am. Interment will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph’s honor to the diabetes and heart foundation. Condolences may be left for the family by visiting


  • Visitation Friday, June 7, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, June 8, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 8, 2013

Joseph Anthony Accardo

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Troy and Wanda Garrett

June 14, 2013

We just heard of your loss.Our sympathy and prayers are with the family.

June 10, 2013

Joe and Ronnie I was out of town and just heard about your dad's passing. I wish I could have been there. You and your family are in my prayers.

Therese Ruffino

June 8, 2013

Dear Mrs. Accardo,
I am sorry to hear about Joe passing away. My prayers are for you and your family.
Barry Raffray (Foster Grant, Am. Hoechst)

Raymond Woolie

June 7, 2013

Mr. Joe was more than just a friendly competitor in the tile business. He was a friend. We all got along great and helped each other. He was knowledgeable, caring, and a loving person. Though we cannot make it to the funeral or wake, our prayers are with all of the family who we consider as good personal friends. We spent some time together and there was NEVER a conflict between us. Thank God for a man like Joe. He will be missed. There are few like him.

John Rooney

June 6, 2013

Donnie, Ronnie, Bernadette, I went to school with yall, and I remember your dad at St. Louis. My condolences to you and your family.

Randy and Robyn White

June 6, 2013

Dear Accordo Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Joe's passing, and we grieve with you. He was an inspiration to us both whenever we came to bring the Eucharist to him and Mrs. Mary Ann. We will miss him so much, but hope you are comforted by the SURE faith he had. Thus we KNOW he is with Our Lord Jesus at last. May God bless your whole family!

Cathy Taylor

June 5, 2013

So sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers.

Angela Sloan

June 5, 2013

Paw Paw was such a great man, and will be truly missed. His suffering is finally over.