Anthony "Duddy" Joseph Michelli , 73 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away  Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home.

He was born on Wednesday, December 1, 1943, in Independence, son of the late Anthony and Dorothy Chustz Michelli.

He loved life and playing cards with his friends. He also loved fishing and most of all he loved all of his family.

He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his daughter & son-in-law, Gina M. and Michael Domiano, grandchildren, Janee Lee, Brittany Lee, and Chase Lee, sister and brother-in-law, Peggy Michelli and William Barron, brother & sister-in-law, Jerry J. and Rose Ann Michelli, and his nephews, Casey Barron, Jeramie Barron, Corey Michelli, Chad Michelli and Josh Michelli.

He is preceded in death by his son, Jeffery Michelli, grandson, Zachary Lee, sister, Kathy Michelli Ard, and niece, Kathy Earline Ard.

Friends will be received on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond.

Services will be held in the funeral home chapel in Hammond, on Saturday at 1:00 pm, with Deacon Nat Garofalo officiating.

Interment will follow in the New Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery.