Len Hayward McCormick
Mon, 2014-06-09 10:54 News Staff
Len Hayward McCormick passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the age of 73. He was preceded in death by his parents Nona Mitchell McCormick and Ferrington (Mack) McCormick; his sister Nona Mae Gonzales; his brother Ralph L. Nicklas; and his favorite cousin Jessie Lorraine “Sunday” Melerine. He is the beloved father of Kayle Savoie (Freddie), Colleen Cody (Bob), Len “Gator” McCormick Jr. and Frank W. McCormick. Brother of Harvey McCormick Sr. (Kim), Nellie Fitzhugh (Tommy) and Belle McCormick (Morales). He is also survived and fondly remembered by his six grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, along with many cousins, relatives and dear friends. Len was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish where he enjoyed a long career as a bottle maker in New Orleans.
Although Len’s battle with cancer made him appear frail, he possessed strength, perseverance, and an ability to overcome incredible odds and physical challenges. With his courage he has led us to believe that each day is a blessing and an opportunity to create lasting memories. He was well loved by us all and will be deeply missed by his family and by all those whose lives he touched. Relatives and friends were invited to attend a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, followed by a funeral service in Len’s memory. Services concluded in funeral home
chapel. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com