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St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens

701 W Virtue St, Chalmette, LA

OBITUARY

John Joseph Englert

March 22, 1926November 27, 2019
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John Joseph Englert passed away peacefully of natural causes on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at the age of 93. He was the devoted husband of the late Verna Schmidt Englert and was an incredible father to six sons (Brent, Craig, Scott, Rick, Joey, and Dreux). He was a loving father-in-law to Marilyn Cimino, Sheila Ehren, Patricia Evans, Paige Hannan, Susan Fos, Karen Conner and the late Karen Saltamachia. John was so proud to be the grandfather of 13 grandchildren (Jason, Sandy, Johnny, Jeff, Kelly, Sean, Brooke, Erin, Danny, Morgan, Meryl, Kaleigh, and Karissa) and 15 great grandchildren (Hannah, Carter, Audrey, April, Grayson, Dylan, Graham, Jack, Luke, Jade, Carly, Kyle, Thomas, Reid, and Collin). He is also survived and fondly remembered by his step grandchildren Erin and Stu, also many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents John Aloysius Englert and lrene Verneuille Englert and by his five siblings: lrene McCann, Evelyn Wilkes, Thelma Archer, Rita Archer, and Joseph Englert. John was born on March 22, 1926 in New Orleans, LA and lived in Arabi, LA for 43 years. He was a 1951 graduate of Loyola University College of Pharmacy and worked as a registered pharmacist in retail pharmacy and as a pharmaceutical representative for Eli Lilly and Co. for over 29 years. He was a U. S. Marine veteran of WWII and served with the 28th Marine, 5th Marine Division, in the Pacific and in the occupation of Japan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will begin at 12:00 PM. He will be laid to rest with military honors in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers and in honor of John's great grandchild, Hannah Englert, the family requests donations to LA Pediatric Cardiology Foundation, 2137-A Quail Run Drive, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, www.lpcf.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 2, 2019

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