John Merrill Ricard
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Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home
5101 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA
John Merrill Ricard entered into eternal rest on April 28, 2021. He was survived by his loving wife, Gladys and his daughters, Paula (Todd) and Shari. His grandchildren, Andrew, Danielle, Jordan, and Katelynn as well as his great-granddaughter, Lucille Rose were his pride and joy. He was predeceased by his parents, Sidney and Lucille Richard. John was also survived by his brothers and sisters, Theresa (Will), Harold (Cathy), Linda (Bob), Glenn (Madeline), and his deceased brother, Charles "Marvin" all of whom he truly loved. John is from the Irish Channel of New Orleans and graduated from Redemptorist High School. He retired from Texaco where he worked for over 30 years. John was a longtime resident of Marrero, Louisiana. He was a spiritual inspiration to all that knew him. He had a very strong Catholic faith that he loved sharing with all who knew him. He was a member of St. John Bosco's weekly adoration in which he loved attending. John will be missed dearly by all of his family and friends. Visitation will begin at St. John Bosco Church, 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey, on May 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., with a mass to follow. Interment at Westlawn Memorial Park, Gretna, Louisiana.
Published by The Times-Picayune from May 1 to May 5, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
May
5
Visitation
10:00a.m.
St. John Bosco Church
2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey, LA
May
5
Funeral Mass
St. John Bosco Church
2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey, LA
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I was so very sorry to hear about John's passing. We drove together for many years and I considered him a very good friend . My heart and prayers go out to the family .
Bobby Boyd
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May 11, 2021
I did not know John well but do know Gladys loved him. I will keep him and his family in my prayers
donna lundy
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May 4, 2021
Keeping you and your family in my prayers. John was a good and generous man he will be missed by all that new him.
Robert Schwegmann
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May 1, 2021
Keeping you and your family in my prayers. John was a good and generous man he will be missed by all who new him.
Robert Schwegmann
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May 1, 2021
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