Kelly Michael Rosata, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, at the age of 74.  He was born on Thursday, July 1, 1943 in Hammond, Louisiana to the late Rose Costanza Rosata and the late Kelly Michael Rosata Sr. He was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Kelly is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Linda Barnett Rosata; two daughters, Nancy Barnett, and Brenda Moore and her husband Richard; two sons, David Rosata, and Kelvin Rosata; sister, Rosie Morgan; and grandchildren, Kelly Rosata, Brittany Rigsby, Corey Hughes, Kortny Hughes, LaDonna Blount, Allen Bigner Landry, Antonio Rosata ,Kristy Rosata, and Dillon Rosata; and loved by many great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kelly Michael Rosata, Sr.; mother, Rose Costanza Rosata; son, Kelly Rosata, Jr.; grandson, Donald Bigner, Jr.; eight sisters and two brothers.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Ponchatoula, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 10:00 am until the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm.  

Interment will follow in Gatlin Cemetery.

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