Victoria Martello

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 14, 2010

HATTIESBURG — Graveside services for Victoria Cecilia Martello, 99, of Metairie, La., who died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Highland Cemetery in Hattiesburg under the direction of Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, both at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home in Metairie, La.

Ms. Martello was born in Hattiesburg, the daughter of Pasquale S. Martello and Josephine Mordica Martello. She was a longtime resident of Metairie and was retired from Civil Administrations with the Department of the Air Force after 29 years of service. She was a parishioner of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church.

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She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Tina Bevon.

Survivors include nine siblings, Louis E. Martello, Margaret LaGrange, Kathleen Rainey, Anthony, Salvador, Joseph, William, John and James Martello; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred or donations may be made to Sister Servants of Mary, 5001 Perlita St., New Orleans, LA 70122-1999 (504-282-5549) or to Hospice Associates, 3941 Houma Blvd., Suite 1A, Metairie, LA 70006.