Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA


John J. Segretto

December 17, 1930November 4, 2019
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John Joseph Segretto, Sr. passed away on November 4, 2019 at his home in Metairie, Louisiana at the age of 88. A native of New Orleans, John was born to the late Joseph and Angelina Cipriano Segretto. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Rosaria Segretto and Carmela LeBlanc. John was maternally loved by the late Sara Puglisi, Nancy Ballas and his brother, Dominick J. Puglisi.

John is survived by his wife of 45 years, Donna Morris Segretto; sons Joseph D. Segretto (Concetta) and John J. Segretto, Jr. (Shalise); step-children Stephanie L. Metzler-Frey (Walter), Mark S. Morris (Shelly); Patrick “Ben” Morris (Steffi), Michael S. Morris (Carolina), Christopher L. Morris (Brandy); grandchildren, Heather Neilsen (B.J.), Michelle Segretto, Alyssa Segretto, Ashley Segretto, Abby Segretto, John “Jack” J. Segretto III, Michael R. Metzler Jr., Brittany Speakman, Kristine Morris, Justin Morris, Jordan Morris, Joshua Morris, Jake Morris, Sofia Morris, Allee Morris, Rylee Morris, Parker Morris, Hollis Morris, and Harrison Morris; four great-grandchildren; and cousins, Mary Ann Bondio, Josephine Poche, Josephine Doskey and JoAnn Malter.

John proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He established a longtime career as a Surveyor/Draftsman for Walk, Haydel and Associates.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services to be held in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124 on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 12:00 noon. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow the service at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.

To view and sign the family’s guestbook, please visit lakelawnmetairie.com.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 9, 2019


John J. Segretto

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Toni Pelaez

November 13, 2019

I will always remember the family playing cards on Sundays at Uncle John and Aunt Mutsy's house. Sorry for your loss.

Al DiSanto

November 6, 2019

So sorry to hear of John's passing.
I cannot thank him enough for sponsoring me into the Krewe of Endymion. We had a few good years riding together and had more fun that one can imagine. So grateful. Memories that will last forever!
Thanks John.

Lynne Kuntz

November 5, 2019

Donna I am sorry to hear of John’s passing . Please accept my sincere condolences and know that I am praying for your peace and comfort in this difficult time. Mom always enjoyed hearing from you and looked forward to you and John visiting back in Bradford. Peace be with you
Lynne (Shannon) Kuntz
(Char Shannon’s daughter)