Joan Salassi Rey
Joan Salassi Rey
  • May 14, 1930 - July 28, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Joan Mary Salassi Rey, wife of Louis Phillip Rey (deceased), passed away peacefully July 28, 2017. She is the beloved daughter of the late Henry L. Salassi II and Thelma Gares Salassi. She is survived by brother, Henry L. Salassi III, nephew, Henry L. Salassi IV, and niece Jeanine Salassi Taylor as well as numerous great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A woman of Catholic Faith, she attended Tulane University and was a graduate of Touro Nursing School. She was a distinguished member of the community. Her accolades include President Garden Clubs CCHGC and Sunny Shores Garden Club, as well as long time Volunteer at Children’s Hospital and the Visiting Pet Program with her beloved dog Sue Ling.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 12 PM. Interment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum.

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