Blaise Joseph Navarro, Sr., 82 years old of Independence, LA, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021.  He was born on May 23, 1938 to the late Dominick and Victoria Lavigne Navarro.

Blaise is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Regina and Mark Gill, son and daughter-in-law Blaise, Jr. and Shannon Navarro; 3 grandsons, Blaise, Cody and wife Ashly, and Dominick Navarro; 2 granddaughters, Sarah and Emily Gill; 1 great granddaughter, Amelia Navarro.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Gulotta Navarro, his parents, father-in-law and mother-in-law Sam Buster and Eva Brady Gulotta , brother Sal Navarro.

Visitation for Family and Friends will be held on Saturday April 3, 2021 from 9:00 am until the Funeral Service begins at 11:00 am at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, La. 70403.

Interment will follow at Colonial Cemetery Mausoleum in Independence, Louisiana.

Face masks are mandatory to attend any visitation or service and we ask that you maintain a respectful distance with the family. Thank you for your cooperation.