Joseph Anthony Costanza, Sr.

A resident of Independence, LA, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington, LA. He was born January 28, 1939 in Independence, LA and was 83 years of age. He is survived by his wife, Rachel Ann Costanza; daughters, Jackie Barcia and JoAnn Rumfola; son, Joseph A. Costanza, Jr.; grandchildren, John Charles Lee, Kelly Costanza, Venesia Brooks, Cari Short, Kyle Costanza, Kevin Costanza, and Hailey Rumfola; great-grandchildren, Julian Creel, Lillian Creel, Paisley Short, Gavon Short, Lola Short, Jesse Short, Liam Short, Khloe Short, and unborn grandchild, Arlyn Short. Preceded in death by his son, Ronnie Lynn Costanza; dad, Joseph Guiseppe Costanza; mom, Katie Lamonica Costanza; sister, Agnes Mangearcina; brother, Phillip Costanza; brother, Anthony Costanza; great-grandchild, Arley Short. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 10:00AM until religious services at 12Noon on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Services conducted by Bro. Dale Ziebarth. Interment Loranger Community Cemetery, Loranger, LA. Because of Covid there will be no family gathering or food. For an online guestbook, visit

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