Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

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Gary Stephen Torbert

August 22, 1945July 9, 2019

Gary Stephen Torbert passed away on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at the age of 73. He was born on August 22nd, 1945 in New Orleans, LA, and was raised in the Irish Channel neighborhood. Gary was employed with the New Orleans Sanitation Department for 35 years. He is preceded in death by his mother, Genevieve David Torbert, father, Cecil Linn Torbert, and brother, Lawrence Linn Torbert. He is survived by his sisters, Priscilla Rigney (Joe) and Dale Dietrich (Dickie), nieces, Kathy Berggren and Jenny Whitted, and nephews, Larry Torbert, Michael Torbert, Joseph Rigney Jr., and Jason Dietrich. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests masses said in Gary’s name.


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Priscilla Rigney

July 14, 2019

Sure gonna miss your big kind teddy bear heart. Also have missed and will miss our lunch dates. My how you loved good food. Will miss you and love you always. Now your at peace and rest, go and sore with the angels, my big brother.
Love ,
Your little sister, Priscilla