Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA


Mary Padua Alfano

December 16, 1930June 21, 2020
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Mary “Ms. Mary” Padua Alfano passed away peacefully on June 21, 2020 at the age of 89. She was born on December 16, 1930 and was a longtime resident of the French Quarter and Metairie.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Fortunato Padua and Margaret Peterson Padua, her husband, Biaggio “Brossi” Alfano, son, Ernest “Ernie” Ziegeler III, siblings, Margaret, Carmen, Joe, Raymond, and Patsy, and grandson, Richard. She is survived by her children, Lianne, Margaret, and Toni (Lou), 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Mary was a gentle, quiet, and kind woman who always put her family first. She taught her children to love God and to treat others with dignity and respect. Mary always had a smile on her face and loved to make other people happy. She would say “Smile and the whole world smiles with you.” In her long life, she was a homemaker and was industrious in the service industry. She enjoyed sewing, fishing, working in her yard, and dining out at restaurants. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A funeral service will be held for Mary on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Metairie, LA. Visitation will begin at 11AM with a service to start at 2:30PM. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.


Mary Padua Alfano

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Troy Daley

June 24, 2020

My grandmother was the best person to be around, fun, outgoing and could be very blunt at times. I'm her 3rd oldest grandson she was like a Mother to me. There will be a extreme ache & pain in my heart always missing her.
Love & Missing Always

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