Rose DiBenedetto Nuccio

April 26, 1924- July 9, 2017

Rose DiBenedetto Nuccio, a resident of Tickfaw, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Independence. She was born April 26, 1924 in Tickfaw and was 93 years of age. She was a member of Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church in Tickfaw. She is survived by her daughter, Anna N. Carona and husband, Jack, Independence; granddaughter, Jennifer Carona, Independence; great-grandson, Connor Alexia; three brothers, Pete DiBenedetto, Tickfaw, Frank DiBenedetto, Tickfaw, and Tony DiBenedetto, Hammond. Preceded in death by husband, Louis J. Nuccio; parents, Tony DiBenedetto and Sarah Giaratano DiBenedetto; siblings, Leon DiBenedetto, Corinne DiBenedetto Nuccio, Phillip DiBenedetto, Joe DiBenedetto, and Petress DiBenedetto. Visitation was held at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church, Tickfaw, from 12 p.m. until religious services at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Interment Our Lady of Pompeii Cemetery, Tickfaw. Pallbearers were Raymond Alexia, Phil DiBenedetto, Adam DiBenedetto, Jack Brian Carona, Anthony DiBenedetto and Phil DiBenedetto. Honorary pallbearer will be Connor Alexia. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit

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