St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens

701 W Virtue St, Chalmette, LA


Felix Lauricella

December 21, 1924October 3, 2019

Felix Lauricella passed away peacefully at his home while surrounded by family, on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the age of 94. He was the cherished husband of Gloria Lara Lauricella for 53 years. Loving father of Ana Galvan (Michael), Joseph Lauricella and Theresa Schell (Albert). Son of the late Leo Lauricella and Marie Russo Lauricella. Brother of the late Anna Ribaud, Josephine Lawrence and Salvador Lauricella. Proud grandfather of Jennifer Pipitone, Olivia Pipitone (Erwin Gostomski), Alyssa Schell and Alayna Schell. Also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Felix was born on December 21, 1924 and was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish. He was a United States Navy Veteran and proudly served during World War II. Felix was a skilled machinist and retired from Buck Kreihs Marine Repair after over 40 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed traveling especially road trips with his family, going to casinos and especially spending time with his beloved grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all of those whose lives he touched. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2320 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM. He will be laid to rest with military honors in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, October 8, 2019


Felix Lauricella

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