Joseph Anthony D'Alfonso passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 31, 2019. He was 101 years old. A New Orleans native and longtime resident of Metairie, La. The husband of Philippa "Philly" Amantia D'Alfonso for 75 years. The son of the late Anthony D'Alfonso, Sr. and the late Mary Puccio D'Alfonso. Brother of Anthony D'Alfonso, Jr. (the late Catherine) and Sister Rose Anthony D'Alfonso, D.C. Father of Anthony D'Alfonso (Anne), Salvador D'Alfonso, and Phyllis D. Chauvin (Allen). Grandfather of Brian D'Alfonso (Amy) and Brad D'Alfonso (Jessica). Great Grandfather to Ainsley, Austin, Matthew, Collin, Aubrey, and the late Hope. A U.S. Army veteran, combat medic of WWII. Retired from Louisiana State Board of Health Seafood Division and Delgado College. The family wishes to thank the entire staff of Notre Dame Hospice for their dedicated care, especially Ms. Debra Chapman, Ms. Tomika, Ms. Azena, Deacon Bourgeois, and Pat Galloway for their special care, patience, and respect to Joseph and his family. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church 3990 W. Esplanade Ave, Metairie, LA 70002. Visitation will be held prior to mass beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to daughters of Charity 4330 Olive St. C/O Sister Teresa George, D.C. St. Louis, MO 63108-2622. Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.gardenofmemoriesmetairie.com.
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