Thomas Michael Durnin

February 9, 1927April 14, 2013

Thomas M. “Pat” Durnin, age 86, passed away on Sunday April 14, 2013. Beloved husband of Florence D. Durnin. Loving father of Susan D. Catalano (Wayne), David M. Durnin (Leslie) and the late Thomas Durnin, Jr. (Nancy). Proud grandfather of David M. Durnin Jr., Jennifer D. Gonzales, Michael J. Catalano, Elizabeth D. Fisher, Amanda Taylor, Chris Rothermel and the late Timothy D. Souther. Great grandfather of Evan, Eli and Levi Gonzales, Jillian Fisher, Isabella and Zachary Taylor. Preceded in death by his parents Michael Durnin and Catherine McMullen Durnin and his sister Shirley D. Hubble. Brother of Florine D. Gautreau. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family. Proud native of the Irish Channel and a resident of Chalmette. Mr. Durnin was a Navy Veteran of WWII. The family would like to extend a special thanks to all the staff at Chateau de Notre Dame and Notre Dame Hospice. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd. Metairie on Saturday April 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Visitation from 11:00 am until service time. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery No. 1.


  • Visitation Saturday, April 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 20, 2013

Thomas Michael Durnin

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David Durnin

May 17, 2013

until we meet again grandpa. this isnt good bye but more of a "i'll see you soon."

I love you

David Durnin

April 22, 2013

I love you and miss you

David Durnin Jr.

April 21, 2013

I love you Grandpa

Rebecca Hubble

April 19, 2013

I have so many wonderful memories of Uncle Pat and Aunt Sissy, I will keep the family in my prayers and remember him fondly for the rest of my life.

kelly High

April 18, 2013

I am Nancy's sister:

Mr. Pat was such a nice and good man. Although I did not know him well, my few encounters with him left a lasting impact of how a person should be.

April 17, 2013

Pat was such a fine man everyone loved him.My mother was Carmelite Durnin his first cousin .My father-inlaw worked with him on the railroad for many years and hewas liked by all his co-workers.My thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Deborah Altmyer Richter

April 17, 2013

My deepest sympathy to your entire family. We had many good times together. Ms. Sis, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Rene & Angie Bertheaud

April 17, 2013

Our hearts hurt for the Durnin family. Uncle Pat was an Awesome family man. He will be sadly missed.

Michelle Gilibert

April 17, 2013

David & Leslie, wish I could make your pain go away, but please remember he is now pain free and reunited with his son. You will be in my prayers.

Lisa Winstell

April 17, 2013

Hal & I send our condolences and love. We are truly sorry we can't be there, but know that we are with all of you in spirit. Mr. Pat is now happy in heaven with Tommy!