Nelson Jean Trahan
Nelson Jean Trahan
  • December 24, 1921 - August 8, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Nelson Jean Trahan, age 95, passed away on August 8, 2017. He has now rejoined his late wife, Patricia Ann Trahan. He was the loving father of the late Joseph Trahan (Sherrey), Daniel Trahan (Reneé), Mark Trahan (Judy) and Jeanne Trahan Hobson. Grandfather of Anthony, Suzy, Patricia, Megan, Trevor, Jonathan, Mark Jr., Jean and Leah. Nelson is preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Erise Trahan, and his siblings.

Nelson proudly served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was a dedicated and hard worker for 60 years at Conco Food Service. Nelson was a lifelong parishioner at St. Francis Cabrini until its closure. He enjoyed working hard, watching sport, especially the Saints, but most of all spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all of those who knew him. The family would like to thank the staff at The Carpenter House of St. Joseph Hospice for all of their compassionate help as well as Nelson’s loving friend and caregiver in his final years, Robert Peckham.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 11:00AM until service time. Interment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum.

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