Lawrence “Larry” Gerard Fourcade, of Mandeville, La departed this life Friday May 1, 2020 at St Tammany Hospital. Larry was the son of the late Rene Joseph Fourcade, Sr and Katherine Tarantino Fourcade. He was born and raised in New Orleans, where he attended St Dominic Catholic school and graduated from DeLa Salle high school. He obtained a BA in business from Loyola University of New Orleans. He has one surviving sibling Katherine Signorelli (husband Vincent.) He was predeceased by his brother Rene J. Fourcade, Jr DDS. He is survived by his beloved spouse, Marilyn Kirsch Fourcade and his sons, Larry J Fourcade, Nicholas J. Fourcade and Adam M. Fourcade (Kristen) and his step daughters, Jessica Erny Courtney (Jason) and Victoria St Pierre and one sister-in-law Roberta “Bobbie” Fourcade. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Tyler, Abigail, Lilly and Khloe Fourcade, Salvadore Mortillaro, Zander and Isabella St Pierre, Caroline Courtney and niece Ella Kirsch. He was predeceased by his step son Jude J. Erny. Larry was a Fourth Degree Knight, Knights of Columbus, Council 14614 and The Society of the Holy Name of Jesus and a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Larry had a great devotion to St Joseph and died on the feast day of St Joseph the worker. Larry was retired from Winn Dixie with more than 45 years of service. Larry loved music, cooking, traveling, fishing and history. He enjoyed his time with his brother Knights being an active participant in the Lenten fish fry’s. He was an avid sports fan, he especially loved the New Orleans Saints and LSU. The family would like to thank the doctors and staffs of St Tammany Hospice, Northshore Oncology Associates and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center of Covington, La. for caring for Larry during his treatment of Multiple Myeloma. A Memorial Service will be held at a latter date. Larry’s place of rest will be at St Joseph’s Abbey, Covington, La. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Lung Association (lung.org) in Larry’s name.
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