St. Charles Herald-Guide

Ramsey J. Landry Sr.

From staff and wire reports - March 16, 2012

Ramsey J. Landry Sr. passed away on Feb. 19, 2012.

He was the beloved husband of Ethel Dupeire Landry for 62 years, father of Ramsey Jr. (Tina), Jan L. Riches (Thomas) and Nan L. Plaideau (Ralph Jr.); son of the late Nathaniel J. and Pauline Cambre Landry, grandfather of six, step-grandfather of one, Brother of Gloria Mae "Faye" Landry Young (Bob), and great-grandfather of four. He was a retiree of Shell Oil Co. in Norco, a World War II Army Air Force Veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart in 1944. He was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 1955, wounded in action December 25, 1944 at the Battle of the Bulge.

A Memorial Mass was held at Lake Lawn Funeral Home in Metairie on Feb. 27. Interment followed in the All Saints Mausoleum. Donations preferred to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.