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Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA

OBITUARY

Dewey Cancienne Jr.

April 14, 1936May 19, 2020

Dewey Cancienne Jr. passed away peacefully on Tuesday afternoon, May 19, 2020. He was 84 years old. Loving son of the late Dewey Cancienne Sr. and Mary Piazza Cancienne. Cousin of Joyce Piazza, Emile Piazza (wife, Anna Mae), and Joyce Fazzio. Godfather of Sheila Robinson Toups (husband, Keith). Lifelong friend of Faith McCullough. Dewey was a native of New Orleans and longtime resident of Metairie. He retired from the Orleans Parish School Board as a Masonry Foreman after many years of dedicated service. He was a proud member of the Italian-American Marching Club and the Italian Cultural Society. Dewey was a devoted parishioner of St. Angela Merici. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at LEITZ-EAGAN Metairie, 4747 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, on Friday afternoon, May 22, 2020. Visitation will begin at 12:30. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park, New Orleans. An online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 22, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, May 22, 2020

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