Patricia Joyce Galjour
Patricia Joyce Galjour
  • April 2, 1932 - May 2, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Patricia “Pat” Leche Galjour passed away on May 2, 2017 at 85 years old. She was born on April 2, 1932 in New Orleans to Josie Eris and Jacques Leche. She married her high school sweetheart Gaston Henry Galjour on August 26, 1950, and the two were wed for nearly 65 years until his death in 2014. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Jackie and Jeanne, her daughter Trisha, and her son Cris. Survivors include her sister Eris (Thomas) Calamari, brother Jacques (Christine) Leche, son Mark (Mary Juanita), daughter Suzanne (Ed), grandson Gaston Pierre (Kelly), granddaughters Jennifer and Camille, two great-grandsons Gaston Tillman and Oliver, and many nieces and nephews. Patricia was an avid reader and letter-writer, collector of antiquities, and enjoyed expanding her doll collection on her extensive worldly travels. Visitation will be held Monday, May 8, at 9:00 am at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA. A funeral mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. in the Lake Lawn Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Francis Xavier Church in Metairie.