A loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the age of 90.
He was a native of Erwinville and a resident of Denham Springs. He was the owner of Denicola's Furniture Upholstery from 1949-2011 and served in the Air Force in the Philippines during WWII. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, cooking, and most of all spending time with his family. Visitation was held at Greenoaks Funeral Home 9595 Florida Blvd. on Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 5 PM until 9 PM and resumed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 865 Hatchell Lane in Denham Springs on Monday, May 6, 2013, from 9:30 AM until funeral mass at 10 AM. Interment followed in Greenoaks Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Sarah Spooner Denicola; one daughter, Kathy D. Baker; five sons, Dennis Jasper Denicola and wife, Denise, Carl A. Denicola and wife, Deborah, Ricky Denicola and wife Belinda, Daryl Denicola and fiancé, Ginger, and D'Wayne Denicola and wife, Roxane; one sister, Annie Leblanc and husband, Ernest; 11 grandchildren, Shannon Leblanc and husband, Joe, Courtney Sanders and husband, Ryan, Devin Denicola, Derrick Denicola, Carlye Blaire and husband, Daniel, Blake Denicola, Courtney Roberts and husband, Brandon, Carli Denicola, Landon Denicola, Presley Denicola, and Colton Denicola; five great grandchildren, Ashton and Kyler Leblanc, Riley and Finnley Sanders, and Harper Blaire. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dominick and Mary Amato Denicola; three sisters, Lisa Myers, Angelina Saia, and Rose Labello; and four brothers, Phillip, Henry, George, and Nick Denicola. The family would like to thank St. Joseph Hospice especially Brandy Baker, Meagan Ducote, and Tracy Bourgeois for all of your love and support. Please visit www.greenoaksfunerals.com to leave condolences for the family.