John Klair Sansone Sr.
Fri, 2014-05-09 13:02 News Staff
John Klair Sansone Sr. passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the age of 91. He was the beloved husband of the late Edna Rita Nichols Sansone. Devoted father of Patricia Sansone, John K. Sansone Jr. (Gwendolyn), Judith Sansone Hartzell and Dena Green-Voelker (Charles “Zeke”). Son of the late Salvadore and Ruth Klair Sansone. Brother of Bernadette Sansone Bruno. Proud grandfather of Brandi Sansone, John K. Sansone III, Lauren Meilleur, David Hartzell Jr. and Natalie Hartzell. Great grandfather of Victoria Green, Veronica Green, Brooklyne Sansone, Alayna Maschmeyer, Callie Maschmeyer, Bronx Sansone, Connor Sansone, Contessa Sansone and Molly Meilleur. Great-great grandfather of Ryleigh Burras and Myla Sansone. John was a native of New Orleans, LA and a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. He enjoyed a long and storied career as a bartender at Pascal's Manale Restaurant for 60 years. He was well loved, and affectionately known for his good nature and generous heart. Relatives and friends attended a visitation held at Our Lady Of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Chalmette, LA on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, followed y a funeral mass in John’s memory. He was laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.