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In Memory of

Don George Giorlando

January 19, 1958 - January 5, 2018

Obituary


Don George Giorlando passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018, just shy of his 60th birthday. He was the loving father of Michelle Giorlando, Jennifer Giorlando, and Stephanie Boudreaux (Joey), and grandfather of Micah Bernard, Josef Hoffman, Taylor Goodrich, Trevor Goodrich, Harry Boudreaux, Bella Boudreaux, Luke Boudreaux, Benjamin Boudreaux, and Brooklyn Boudreaux. Son of Lois Taquino Giorlando and the late Joseph Giorlando. Brother of Brigid Durel and the late Jo Ann Giorlando. Uncle of Ariane "Ariel" Durel, Justin Meredith, and Lily "Daisy" Rivers. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Don was a...

Don George Giorlando passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018, just shy of his 60th birthday. He was the loving father of Michelle Giorlando, Jennifer Giorlando, and Stephanie Boudreaux (Joey), and grandfather of Micah Bernard, Josef Hoffman, Taylor Goodrich, Trevor Goodrich, Harry Boudreaux, Bella Boudreaux, Luke Boudreaux, Benjamin Boudreaux, and Brooklyn Boudreaux. Son of Lois Taquino Giorlando and the late Joseph Giorlando. Brother of Brigid Durel and the late Jo Ann Giorlando. Uncle of Ariane "Ariel" Durel, Justin Meredith, and Lily "Daisy" Rivers. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Don was a native of New Orleans and was a resident of Kenner for over 30 years. He graduated from Brother Martin High School and entered into the restaurant business. Over the course of his career, managed several local restaurants. Don was a self-taught chef, and loved cooking, fishing, hunting, and most of all, his family. Don courageously battled cancer, but ultimately God decided it was time to come home. He will be greatly missed by all. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to celebrate Don's life on Wednesday morning, January 10, 2018 at 11:00 at LEITZ-EAGAN, 4747 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie. Visitation will begin at 9:00. An online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.