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Gerald “Jerry” Anthony Hanzo

Gerald “Jerry” Anthony Hanzo was born on October 27 1940, and passed away on December 19, 2017 at the age of 77. He was a native of St. Bernard, Louisiana and a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana. He is survived by wife, Cynthia Gonzales Hanzo; his granddaughters, Monica Hanzo Klaybor (Garrick), and Jessica Hanzo; his siblings, Barbara Hanzo Guillot (Dick), Judy Hanzo Foret (Pete), and James “Jim” Hanzo (Michelle.) He is preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Quick Hanzo, his son, Kevin G. Hanzo (Debbie), and his parents, Anthony Hanzo, Jr. and Bernice Cantrell Hanzo. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Jerry, “The Fox” was a steamship clerk for 30 years on the New Orleans Riverfront. He was also a member of the Clerks & Checkers Union #1497. Jerry proudly served in the United States Coast Guard from 1960 – 1968. He was a charter member of The Big Buck Hunting Club, and he was the president of The Breakfast Club at Ruby’s Roadhouse. Relatives and friends attended a visitation and service at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue Street, Chalmette, LA on Friday, December 22, 2017. Gerald was laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit

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