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Catalano

From staff and wire reports -   Jul 19, 2012

Raymond P. Catalano, 80, peacefully passed away at the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve with his family at his side.

A proud United States Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict, recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Occupational Medal, Germany and was a retired Cargo Loader for Eastern Airlines after 32 years of service. Son of the late Victoria Perrone and Anthony Catalano, brother of Joyce C. Johannsen and the late Conchetta C. Ackerman, Josephine C. Kreeger, Frank and Anthony J. Catalano, Sr. and survived by his niece Janet (Joseph) Gaillard his many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews. Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 10 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan. Prayer Service was held at 11 a.m. at the church. Military Honors followed at the church mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to American Cancer Society , 2605 River Road, New Orleans, LA 70121. Arrangements were under the direction of H. C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Friends and family are invited to send their condolences to: www.hcalexanderfuneralhome.com.

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