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“To the family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Cecilia. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We were friends for...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Mona Starkey Sibley - Hammond, LA

“Pete and family, Ms. Cecilia was such a lovely lady and we know she will be deeply missed. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Raymond & Betty Carol Carr - LA

“Mrs Giannobile was the kindest person one could ever know. She will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for family. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Greg Marten - Covington, LA

“Pete, i can always remember when we went to Holy Ghost School and your sweet Mother would be at mass every morning. I always would talk to her and...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Drude Hebert - Hammond, LA

“Dear Family, what a life she lived! You all were so blessed to have had her so long. God bless you all and know w you all are in our prayers. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Lois Duplessis Freeman - LA

“Your mother and grandmother was a beautiful lady who was blessed with a long beautiful life. God Bless and keep you all in the palm of his hand. She...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Glenda Sharkey - Friend

“A happy long life ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Paul Cucchiara - Hammond, LA

“My condolences for the loss of your mother. She was always so friendly to me when I went to the cleaners. When there were times when I didn't see her...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Charlotte De Ramus - Amite, LA

“I am so very sorry. I know she will be missed. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Sylvia Cater - Hammond, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Good memories. Our prayers are with you. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“Deepest sympathy to the family, especially Cecilia. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Johnson - Tickfaw, LA

“I thought the world of Mrs Cecilia. Very sorry for the family, for your loss. Sincerest condolences, Wally McWhirter ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Wally McWhirter - MS

Cecilia DeMarco Giannobile, 101, of Hammond, Louisiana, joined her Heavenly Father on Friday, February 19, 2021. She spent her final days in the comfort of her home and passed peacefully of natural causes. The daughter of Sicilian immigrants, she encouraged her husband to purchase Exclusive Cleaners and changed the name to Pete's Cleaners. So goes the adage "Behind every successful Man is a Woman."

Cecilia is survived by her son, Peter Jr. and his wife Tracy; son, Jimmy and his wife Jaydeen; daughter, Cecilia; grandchildren, Melissa, Will, Sarah, Jennifer, and Julie; great grandchildren, Alex, George, Henry, Emily, David, Isaac, and Jayda; and great great grandson, John Luke.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Sr.; parents, Joe and Anna DeMarco; sisters, Vita and Mary; brothers, Johnnie, Sam, Frank, Vincent, and Joe Jr.; and grandson, Jacob.

The family extends their appreciation to Heart of Hospice for their excellent care and attention.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Albert's Catholic Student Center, 409 W Dakota St, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:00 am.

Interment will follow at Rose Memorial Park Cemetery in Hammond, Louisiana.

Face masks are mandatory to attend any visitation or service and we ask that you maintain a respectful distance with the family. Thank you for your cooperation.

Donations are welcomed to St. Vincent de Paul Society in Cecilia's name.

An on-line guest book is available at

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Rose Memorial Park Cemetery

Cnr. Pecan St. & Western Ave. Hammond, LA 70401