John Quinton Menesses

John Quinton Menesses passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of the late Jane Perez Menesses. Loving father of Becky Menesses Stoy and Todd Anthony Menesses. Son of the late Harry and Emily Menesses. Brother of Helen Landry, Francis Serigne, Laura Asevedo, Harry Menesses and Martin Menesses. Proud grandfather of Emily Jane Menesses, Brittany Stoy, Brandy Stoy, Jessica Stoutes and Rachel Stoutes. John was a native of Chalmette, LA and a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish where he enjoyed a long and productive life, before residing with his daughter in North Richland Hills, TX. He enjoyed a long career as the order entry clerk with Kaiser Aluminum, an administrative assistant with the Red Cross, and especially loved playing Santa with Operation Merry Christmas. He was a dedicated and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and a friend to many. He was well loved and will be deeply missed
by all who were touched by his love, kindness, laughter and compassion. Relatives and friends attended a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, on Monday, June 30, 2014. A Funeral Mass took place at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church. He was laid to rest with his wife Jane in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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