Lillian Monistere Saladino, on Thursday, September 30, 2021, a native of Hammond, LA and a resident of Harvey, LA. She was 96. Lillian was a long-time member of the Italian-American Society of Jefferson Auxiliary, the Immaculate Conception Ladies Altar Society and the Infant Jesus of Prague Golden Agers. She was a volunteer at the Mary-Joseph Residence for the Elderly for many years.
She is survived by her daughters, Judy Saladino Daigle and Joyce Saladino Spera. Mother-in-law of James R. Daigle, Sr. and John P. Spera, Sr. She is also survived by her brother, Albert Monistere; brothers-in-law, Dominick Saladino (Dorothy), Lawrence Stansbury, James Towler and sister-in-law, Janice Monistere.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Angelo Monistere and Pelegrina Nicolosi Monistere; her beloved husband of 68 years, Philip James Saladino; her 2 sons, Philip Dominick Saladino, Sr. and Michael James Saladino, Sr. and her grandson, Michael James Saladino, Jr. Sister of the late Chris Monistere, Charles Monistere, Joseph Monistere, Anthony Monistere, Sam Monistere, Catherine Saladino, Mary Galiano, Mary Ann Cook, Lena Alfonso, Santa Saladino and Mary Lucy DiMaggio. Loving grandmother of Philip Dominick Saladino, Jr. (Wendy), Chad Michael Daigle (Denys), Angela Maria Spera, Sam Joseph Saladino, James Randall Daigle, Jr. (Kim), Joseph Jude Saladino (DeeDee), Scott Michael Saladino (Basia), Dr. Melissa Ann Spera and John Paul Spera. Great-grandfather of Shalynn Saladino and Philip Dominick Saladino, III, Eva Daigle and Anna Daigle, Lillian Bradley Saladino, Dominic Scott Saladino and Luca Angelo Saladino, Isabella Saladino and Michael Joseph Saladino and step-great-grandmother of Hannah Gorski. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Wynhoven Healthcare Center for their care and compassion.
Services are private. In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred.
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