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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA

OBITUARY

Lawrence "Mannie" James Taliancich, Sr.

November 16, 1921November 26, 2019

Taliancich, Lawrence James, Sr. “Mannie” passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at the age of 98. Mannie was born November 16, 1921, in New Orleans, LA. He was the devoted and loving husband for 61 years to the late Mabel B. Taliancich. He is survived by his son Lawrence “Larry” J. Taliancich, Jr. (Sandy). Mannie was the son of Captain Peter A. Taliancich and Josephine M. Muhoberac. He was predeceased by his 6 siblings and their spouses. Mannie was blessed with two grandchildren, Brad J. Taliancich (Christie) and Stacy T. Randall (Bradley). He also had 8 great-grandchildren: Maddie, Noah, Mae, Micah, Liam, Mason, Mallory, and Max. Mannie served in the United States Air Corps in WWII and was stationed at many bases across Europe. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Mannie was retired from the Times-Picayune Publishing Corp., and was a proud member of the American Legion and the 40 & 8 Voiture Locale 1522, Metairie, LA. In his younger years, Mannie’s passion was playing baseball, including minor league single “A” baseball for St. Louis. He also played softball into his 70s, and he was known throughout New Orleans for his ability to hit the “long” ball out of the park on many occasions. Mannie also enjoyed his visits to the Fairgrounds and the casinos. He was a die-hard LSU and Saints fan. Mannie was a loving and caring family man and enjoyed being with his family whenever possible. His family is very grateful for the excellent care that Mannie received during his stay at Ormond Nursing and Care Center, and for the comfort that they all received from Hospice Associates. Family and friends are invited to say their farewells on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at Lake Lawn Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans, LA, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations to the 40 & 8 Voiture Locale 1522, Metairie, LA, Child Welfare Fund are preferred—4516 Janice Avenue, Metairie, LA. Condolences may be expressed online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.

Services

11 December

Memorial Gathering

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana

11 December

Graveside Service

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Lake Lawn Park

5454 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana

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