Philip Joseph Celestin
Philip Joseph Celestin
  • September 28, 1932 - June 30, 2017
  • Harvey, Louisiana

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Philip Joseph Celestin Sr. passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. He was 84 years old. Son of the late John Emile Celestin, Sr. and Josephine LoBuono Celestin. Husband of the late Joan Kleyle Celestin. Loving father of Philip J. Celestin, Jr. (Darlene) and Derold S. Celestin. Devoted grandfather of Ashley Pizani and Scott Celestin. Great-grandfather of Nicolas and Marisa Pizani. Brother of John and Thomas Celestin and the late Donald and Henry Celestin and Grace C. Stuebben. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Special Thanks to his caregiver, Erica Engel.

He was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Gretna and Harvey for the past 34 years. He was a proud member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 60 for 62 years.

Relatives and friends of the family also members of Local 60 are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. Inurnment to take place at a later date.