Joseph James Vassil, age 77, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 24, 2022 with his family by his side.

He was born and raised in Albany, Louisiana, he was an operator at Southern Natural Gas Company from 1966 until 1992 in Chalmette. Spent two years active duty in the U S Navy and Honorably Discharge after the Vietnam War and spent three years on inactive duty. He was a proud operator, friend to all, father, grandfather, great grandfather and most of all a loving husband.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Cheryl Brignac Vassil; daughter Kimberly Vassil DeCelle and son-in-law Theodore DeCelle II (Ted), daughter-in-law Rosie Lopez Vassil (wife of Keary Vassil). Grandchildren: Ryan Munsch, Sean DeCelle, Keary Vassil Jr., Madison DeCelle Daigle, Joseph Vassil, Joshua Vassil and a very proud great grandfather to Jensen Daigle, Tucker DeCelle, Roman DeCelle, and Greyson Vassil.  Sisters: Rosemary Novak, Shirley Landry.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Vassil and Mary Ujvari Vassil; son, Keary Kirk Vassil


Friday May 6, 2022,  we will have mass at 9:30 am at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Albany with fellowship and food following at the hall next door.

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