In memory of
John Tracy Laborde
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In memory of
John Tracy Laborde
John Tracy Laborde, age 69 of Covington, LA died on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at his residence surrounded by family. Born, Monday, March 20, 1950 in Bunkie, LA to John Peter Laborde and Genie Zylks Laborde. Survived by his Wife - Susan Atwood Laborde, Father - John Peter Laborde, Mother - Genie Zylks Laborde, Step-Mother – Sylvia Laborde, Sons - Marc Edward Laborde (Christine), Brian Lee Laborde (Elisabeth), William Todd Laborde (Lauren), John Tracy Laborde, Jr. (Amanda), Brothers - Cliffe Floyd Laborde, Gary Lee Laborde, John Peter Laborde, Jr., Sisters - Mary Adrienne Laborde Macgowan, Katherine Griffin Wong, and seven grandchildren: Braelyn, Charlotte, Ruth, Pierce, Wills, Genevieve and Lawson. Tracy graduated from Marjorie Walters in 1968 and LSU in 1972 where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He later attended the Graduate School of Banking at LSU earning his master's degree. He spent the last 20 years leading Laborde Products as CEO and later Chairman before retiring late last year after guiding the company through significant growth. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and reading. However, his happiest times were spent with his wife, 4 sons and especially his 7 grandchildren who always brought a smile to his face. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at 2 PM on Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Road St. Benedict, LA 70457. Visitation on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124 and on Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Abbey from 1:30 PM to service time. Interment will be private in the Laborde Family Mausoleum in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the John Tracy Laborde Memorial Fund @ The Northshore Community Foundation, 807 N. Columbia St., Covington, LA 70433 ( www.northshorefoundation.org/memoriam-laborde/ ). Share a memory on the tribute wall at www.ejfieldingfh.com.
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In memory of
John Tracy Laborde
John Tracy Laborde, age 69 of Covington, LA died on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at his residence surrounded by family. Born, Monday, March 20, 1950 in Bunkie, LA to John Peter Laborde and Genie Zylks Laborde. Survived by his Wife - Susan Atwood Laborde, Father - John Peter Laborde, Mother - Genie Zylks Laborde, Step-Mother – Sylvia Laborde, Sons - Marc Edward Laborde (Christine), Brian Lee Laborde (Elisabeth), William Todd Laborde (Lauren), John Tracy Laborde, Jr. (Amanda), Brothers - Cliffe Floyd Laborde, Gary Lee Laborde, John Peter Laborde, Jr., Sisters - Mary Adrienne Laborde Macgowan, Katherine Griffin Wong, and seven grandchildren: Braelyn, Charlotte, Ruth, Pierce, Wills, Genevieve and Lawson. Tracy graduated from Marjorie Walters in 1968 and LSU in 1972 where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He later attended the Graduate School of Banking at LSU earning his master's degree. He spent the last 20 years leading Laborde Products as CEO and later Chairman before retiring late last year after guiding the company through significant growth. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and reading. However, his happiest times were spent with his wife, 4 sons and especially his 7 grandchildren who always brought a smile to his face. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at 2 PM on Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Road St. Benedict, LA 70457. Visitation on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124 and on Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Abbey from 1:30 PM to service time. Interment will be private in the Laborde Family Mausoleum in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the John Tracy Laborde Memorial Fund @ The Northshore Community Foundation, 807 N. Columbia St., Covington, LA 70433 ( www.northshorefoundation.org/memoriam-laborde/ ). Share a memory on the tribute wall at www.ejfieldingfh.com.
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2260 W. 21st Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
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Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027S

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027D

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027P
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