Geraldine Landry LaBella

Geraldine Landry LaBella, a lifelong resident of Algiers entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 23, 2014 at the age of 78. Beloved daughter and step daughter of the late Mary Schmidt Catalano and Paul Charles Catalano, Jr. She was the daughter of the late Henry Landry; sister of Mary Ann Governor and the late Paul Henry Catalano; and aunt of the late Stephanie Ann Marske. Sister-in-law of Philip Governor. Gerry was a graduate of Holy Name of Mary High School, Class of 1954. She retired from Louisiana Gas Service Co. in 1990 after 30 years of service. After retirement, she volunteered at the Aquarium of the Americas, she went to work for Princess Lines in Denali, Alaska, managing the gift shop for seven years. Upon returning, she went to work for the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau for 8 years and she finished her career at Carnival Cruise Lines. Gerry also volunteered at the Shrine of Fr. Seelos. Gerry was a very generous person and was loved by all who knew her and she will be missed by her many friends and co-workers. A visitation was held at Mothe Funeral Home, on Saturday, June 28, 2014. A funeral mass was held at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, on Saturday after visitation. Interment followed in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery. Family and friends may view and sign the online guestbook at

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