Richard F. Thaller obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Richard F. Thaller

June 19, 1946 - September 13, 2017

Obituary


Richard "Dick" Frank Thaller passed away peacefully, September 13, 2017, at the age of 71, after a long illness with his loving wife at his side. He was born in New Orleans to the late Wilma Shadow Thaller and Ratcliffe Frank Thaller. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Leonick Thaller, his sister, Martha Thaller Bollich and his children, Timothy Ratcliffe Thaller, M.D. (Nicolle), Gregory Michael Thaller (Cathy), and Jonel Elizabeth Thaller, PhD. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Alexander Ratcliffe Thaller, Anastasia Maria Thaller, Weston Ratcliffe Burdick, and Eliza...

Richard "Dick" Frank Thaller passed away peacefully, September 13, 2017, at the age of 71, after a long illness with his loving wife at his side. He was born in New Orleans to the late Wilma Shadow Thaller and Ratcliffe Frank Thaller. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Leonick Thaller, his sister, Martha Thaller Bollich and his children, Timothy Ratcliffe Thaller, M.D. (Nicolle), Gregory Michael Thaller (Cathy), and Jonel Elizabeth Thaller, PhD. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Alexander Ratcliffe Thaller, Anastasia Maria Thaller, Weston Ratcliffe Burdick, and Eliza Ray Burdick. He was owner and operator of Advance Sewing Center. He was a passionate outdoor enthusiast. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, Louisiana on September 15, 2017 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, 120 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made in his honor to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration www.theaftd.org. On line condolences may be left to the family at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.