Mark Anthony LaPuma, 59 years old of Independence, Louisiana, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018.

He was born on Saturday, February 14, 1959, in Covington, Louisiana and was a resident of Independence, Louisiana.

Mark is survived by his brother, Alex Carl LaPuma; sister Patsy Milazzo and her husband Tony Jr.; sister, Melissa Blazevich and her husband Brent; nephews, Tony Milazzo III and his wife Christie and Eric Milazzo and his wife Jenny; 4 great-nieces and 2 great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alex Anthony LaPuma and his mother, Rose Anzalone LaPuma .

Visitation for family and friends will be on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 9:00 am until the Funeral Service starts at 11:00 am, at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, La. 70401.

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