Anthony J. "Sonny" Alfonso, Sr.

February 9, 1936January 14, 2023
Obituary of Anthony J. "Sonny"  Alfonso, Sr.
Anthony J. “Sonny” Alfonso, Sr., age 86, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 9, 1936 and entered into eternal rest on January 14, 2023. He attended Nicholls High School and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a self-employed Real Estate Investor and a member of Italian American Marching Club. He was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish until Hurricane Katrina. Sonny cherished his Chalmette friends and community. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling and sporting events with his sons and grandchildren. He was the beloved husband of Marie Vergie Alfonso for 66 years. Son of the late Andrew Alfonso and Ursula Hoffman Alfonso. Loving father of Anthony Jr., Gary (Lisa), Angelo “Duke” (Lacie) and Ivan. Grandfather of Anthony III, Nicholas, Ryan, Matthew, Sarah, Lainee and Claire. Brother of Raymond Alfonso and the late Mary Ann Alfonso and Andrew P. Alfonso. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at The Carpenter House for all their care and support. Family and friends are invited to attend the Visitation at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, La. on Friday January 27, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. with Funeral Mass beginning at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. To share your fond thoughts, memories, and condolences with the family, please visit the online guestbook at

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Friday, January 27, 2023


Friday, January 27, 2023

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