SHREVEPORT, LA- A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Angelo Roppolo, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 06, 2012, at St. John Berchmans Cathedral, Shreveport, LA. Burial will follow at Forest Park West. Monsignor Earl Provenza, Monsignor Carson LaCaze, and Father Charles Glorioso, will officiate. Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, on Thursday, July 05, 2012, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home on Marshall Street, Shreveport, LA.
Angelo was born on June 29, 1920, to Carlo and Johanna Roppolo, Sr. in Algiers, LA, and died on July 02, 2012, at the Grace Home in Shreveport, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Pinkey Matthews Roppolo; sisters, Mary Pritchard, Josephine Huckabay, Virginia Cefalu, Antoinette Como, Frances Defatta; brothers, Joe Roppolo, Leon Roppolo. He was a life-long resident of Shreveport, and was a self-employed entrepreneur. Angelo is survived by his wife, Jackie Davis Roppolo. He is also survived by his children, Joan Roppolo Morehead, son, Rickey Roppolo and girlfriend Michealle Robardey, stepson, Steve Davis and wife, Joanna, stepdaughter, Connie Vanderventer, and husband, Wayne; grandchildren: Ashley Brint and husband, Wes, Catherine Roppolo, and Christopher Roppolo; great-grandchildren: Garrett and Gavin Brint; brothers: Nick Roppolo, Carlo Roppolo, Jr., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Honoring Angelo as pallbearers will be his nephews: Jerry Defatta, Jimmy Huckabay, Greg Roppolo, Mark Roppolo, Rodney Roppolo, and grandson-in-law, Wes Brint.
The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Grace Home, 1035 Margaret Place, Shreveport, LA 71101, and or the American Cancer Society
, 920 Pierremont Road, Shreveport, LA 71106.
The family would like to express our sincere appreciation to the doctors, nurses and staff at Christus Schumpert Highland, and the doctors, nurses, and staff at the Grace Home.