Jack L. Winters M.D.

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Jack L. Winters, M.D. passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his six children on Sunday, August 11, 2013. Age 81 years. Son of the late Charles Joseph and Gladys Veronica Caruso Winters. Loving husband for 30 years of the late Marian Burkart Winters. Beloved father of Joan Winters Burmaster, Charles Joseph Winters, Amy Marie Winters, Katherine Winters Szeszycki, Ellen Winters McKnight, and Jack Christian Winters. Brother of Joan Winters Summers, and the late Francis George Winters. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren. Dr. Winters graduated from LSU Medical School in 1956. He also completed his orthopaedic residency at LSUMC in 1961. He served as Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at LSUMC. Dr. Winters was the founding member of the Westside Orthopaedic Clinic. He was on the medical staff at West Jefferson Medical Center and Meadowcrest Hospital. He retired from the practice of medicine in 1999. He was a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons. He served as president of West Jefferson Medical Center Medical Staff, Children's Hospital Medical Staff, the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, the Greater New Orleans Orthopaedic Association, and the Louisiana State University Medical Center Alumni Association. He was recognized by his peers through numerous awards, including the Jack L. Winters Orthopaedic Research Award which is awarded in his name to an outstanding LSU orthopaedic resident. Dr. Winters served as a Captain in the Medical Corps of the United States Army. He was honorably discharged in 1966. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 11:00AM. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 9:00AM. Interment will be private. Special thanks to Home Instead Senior Care, St. Joseph's Hospice, Tomecka Williams and Regina Tregre for excellent care and devotion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the or St. Joseph's Hospice. To view and sign the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 16 to Aug. 18, 2013
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