Donald Joseph "D.J." Constantine

April 17, 1934February 1, 2013

Donald Joseph “D.J.” Constantine passed away on Friday, February 1, 2013. He was born on April 17, 1934 to Ernest Constantine and Leonie Julie Piatolly Constantine. Beloved husband of Phyllis Michelet Constantine for 53 years. Beloved father of Donald A. Constantine (Nancy), Sharon Constantine Terrebonne (Steve), Michael J. Constantine, Kevin Michael Constantine and the late Karen Marie Constantine. Grandfather of Thomas J. Terrebonne, Amber Lynn Constantine, Conor L. Bertucci, Alexander T. Constantine and Sienna Marie Constantine. Brother of Leonie “Nora” Constantine and the late Vincent Constantine, Marie C. David and Aline C. Arnold. Uncle of Cheryl Arnold, Richard Arnold, Steven C. Constantine, George P. Constantine, Sr., Phyllis C. Stire, Norman G. David and the late Cindy David. Also survived by a host of great grand nieces and nephews. Mr. Constantine was a former employee of Norfolk Southern Railway for 32 years and Amtrack. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd., near Clearview Pkwy., in Metairie, LA on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 beginning at 9:00 AM with a Funeral Mass to follow at 12:30 PM in Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home’s chapel. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. The online guestbook is available at


  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, February 5, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Donald Joseph "D.J." Constantine

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Julie Michelet

February 6, 2013

Uncle Don, I will miss your laugh and your smile. You gave me many great memories and I can't help but smile when I think of you. Please hug my Daddy for me and show him that Dance you did.. "The Leg". I love you and will see you again one day. Till then...

Dawn Bonfanti Nunez

February 6, 2013

Ms. Phyllis, Donald, Sharon, Mike and Kevin. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers will be with you.

Walter Farrell III

February 6, 2013

Both my father and myself had the pleasure of working with DJ, My father at amtrak and Myself later just before DJ retired at Norfolk Southern. I am sorry for your loss/

Craig Vidrine

February 6, 2013

Sharon, Dorothy & I wish you our sincere condolences for your loss. I know that it will be a tough go since I am still dealing. Hope to talk to you soon.

Andy Pettavino

February 5, 2013

Your family is in our prayers, so sorry for your loss.

Nick & Mika Mustacchia

February 5, 2013

Our thoughts & prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy for the loss of such a great man.

Colleen Ducarpe

February 4, 2013

May happy memories comfort you.

Judy Gagliano

February 3, 2013

Dear Phyllis: I would like to send my deepest condolences on the lost of Donald. I remembered him as the perfect gentleman and his courage to serve our country.His children and grandchildren will always cherish his memory. He made them proud. From one of the teenage friends of you both. Judy

Conor, Gina, Greg

February 3, 2013

Our prayers are with family and friends of Paw Paw during this sad time. He now rests in peace but has left us with many good memories.

John Flanagan

February 3, 2013

A great man who had unconditional love for his family.