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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA

OBITUARY

Sidney V. Opotowsky

May 19, 1928October 5, 2019

October 5, 2019, Sidney Victor Opotowsky passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born May 19, 1928 to Henry and Sadye Katz Opotowsky, he had one brother Julian Katz Opotowsky, all deceased. Sidney grew up on Peniston Street and graduated from Alcee Fortier High School and Tulane University where he was a Sigma Alpha Mu. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict as a Psychiatric Social Worker. Upon being honorably discharged as a Corporal, Sidney met and married the love of his life Lillian Teller Opotowsky and was married for 57 years. He is survived by his wife, Lillian and two daughters Leann Opotowsky Moses (Ted) and Sadye Lynn Opotowsky Gutentag (Jimmy). He was the proud and loving grandfather of Jordan S. Moses, Samuel T. Moses, Max G. Moses and Liza R. Gutentag. Sidney owned and operated Gulf South Framing Art Supply, Royal Paper and Box Company and retired to operate the 3L Trading Company with opening hours 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. sometimes. Sidney was a track star at Fortier winning the City championship in the 100 yard sprint and was an avid tennis player. Sidney volunteered weekly at the World War II Museum. His steady hand, wry humor and kind heart will be missed and remembered always. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services at Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA at 11:30 a.m on Thursday, October 10, 2019. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send remembrances to Temple Sinai, the World War II Museum or the non-profit of your choice.

  • DONATIONS

  • World War II Museum
  • Temple Sinai
  • Non-profit of your choice

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 10, 2019

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