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Sylvia Cottano

August 8, 1938 — November 4, 2023

Simmesport

Funeral Mass for Sylvia Cottano of Simmesport will begin at 1:00pm on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Simmesport with Fr. Kurian officiating. Burial will follow at Christ the King Cemetery in Simmesport.

Sylvia Cottano, age 85, passed away on Saturday, November 04, 2023, at the Lacour House in New Roads, LA.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Brad Cottano (Judy) of New Roads, Cherie Cottano Beck (Carlos Beck) of St. Francisville, and Todd Cottano of Norwood; brother, Gerard Scallan of Baton Rouge. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren: Taylor Cottano, Savannah Vaccaro, Charles Vaccaro, Jr., Galen Vaccaro, Peter James “PJ” Cottano, Samuel James “Sam” Cottano; 5 great-grandchildren, Kylie Kate Cottano, Mary Bess Cottano, Remi Lynn Armond, Rowan Dawn Armond, Scarlett Adele Vaccaro, and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter J. Cottano; and her parents, Bennett Scallan, Sr. & Adele Gremillion Scallan; brothers, Arthur “AJ” Scallan, Donald Scallan, Bennett Scallan, Jr.

Visitation will begin at 10:00am until 1:00pm on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at Escude Funeral Home in Simmesport.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) 625 Main St. Simmesport, LA 71369.

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Escude Funeral Home in Simmesport

625 Main St, Simmesport, LA 71369

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Christ the King Catholic Church

657 Main St, Simmesport, LA 71369

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