Theodore Joseph Dorsa, Jr. , born on May 6, 1929, passed away on April 6, 2013 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Nancy Rooker Dorsa of 59 years. Son of the late Theodore Joseph Dorsa, Sr. and Helen Richaud Dorsa. Father of Warren Joseph Dorsa (wife Jessica), Paul Thomas Dorsa (wife Diane) and Diane Frances Dorsa Wallace (husband Terry). Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 step-granddaughters. Brother of Lawrence Steven Dorsa (wife Beverly) and Ruth Dorsa Fontenelle. Mr. Dorsa was a parishioner of St. Lawrence the Martyr Church for 50 years. After the closure of St. Lawrence, he was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church where he continued his services as an usher. He proudly served his country during the Korean War and was on the USS Bairoko Ship. He was a member of the VFW Post 6640, an auxiliary member of the Marine Corps League-Paul E. Boyd detachment, a member of the American Legion Post 175, and a member of the Disable Veterans of America Chapter 37. Mr. Dorsa was a volunteer at Veteran Hospital for many years. He was also a member of the Contessa Entellina Society. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1908 Short Street, Kenner, LA on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 10:30am to 12:30pm. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:30pm. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Metairie, LA. Online condolences may be offered at www.gardenofmemoriesfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Advocate from Apr. 7 to Apr. 9, 2013