Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA


Anthony Joseph "Tony" Pezant

April 19, 1949August 12, 2019

Anthony Joseph “Tony” Pezant died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, August 12, 2019, at his home in Metairie, at the age of 70. Tony was the son of the late William and Edith Pezant. He is preceded in death by siblings, William Pezant, Stanley Pezant, Rita Mae Bowers and Rosemary Pezant. He is reunited with his beloved son Nicholas Joseph Pezant who he missed dearly. And, his teacup poodle Chloe whom he loved. Tony was a hard worker and a kind man. He will be missed by family and friends. He is survived by his daughter Emily Faith Pezant, who lovingly cared for him in his last days. Tony was born in New Orleans and graduated from St. Aloysius High School in New Orleans. He worked as a welder for Sea-Land/Maersk for many years and was a member of the welder’s union. He also served in the Navy and was trained for submarine duty. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Masses preferred. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.


  • Visitation Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Friday, August 16, 2019


Anthony Joseph "Tony" Pezant

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