Irene Sanchez Golman Metzger

Irene Sanchez Golman Metzger passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the age of 92. She was the cherished wife of the late Henry Metzger, and by previous marriage, her beloved Johnny Golman Sr. She was the loving mother of Johnny Golman Jr. (wife Susan Golman) and Trudy G. Laureiro (husband Jimmy Laureiro). Step-mother of Gail G. Franchina (husband Vincent Franchina). Daughter of the late Joseph and Gertrude Perez Sanchez. Sister of the late Joseph Sanchez. Proud grandmother of Jaime “Manny” Laureiro (wife Dana Laureiro), Cody M. Golman (wife Christina Golman), Jessica R. Golman, Melissa Franchina and Melana Lammons. Great grandmother of Courtney Laureiro, Peyton Laureiro, Nicole Gagliano, Melana Lammons and Daniel Lammons. She was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to many, who proudly lived her life on her own terms, and treasured her family. Relatives and friends were invited to attend an evening visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 and again on Thursday morning. A funeral service followed. She was laid to rest with her family in Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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