Gloria Villar Trosclair passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Marvin Herbert Trosclair Sr. for 42 years. Loving mother of Marvin Herbert Trosclair Jr. (Suzanne). Daughter of the late Harry Villar Sr. and Adele Fontan Villar. Sister of the late Thelma V. Levis, Florence V. Carr, Harry Villar Jr., Claire V. Miller, Fontan Villar, Marion V. Cotaya and Arthur Villar. Proud grandmother of Christine T. Lynn (Steven) and Casey V. Trosclair. Also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Gloria was born on November 3, 1924, in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. She was a devoted parishioner of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Chalmette, LA before Hurricane Katrina relocated her to Baton Rouge, LA. She enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino and reading the newspaper, especially the sports page. The St. Bernard News was her favorite local paper. She followed sports regularly and was an avid LSU, New Orleans Saints, and Chicago Cubs fan. She played third base for many years with the CYO cabbage ball league at St. Maurice Catholic Church in New Orleans, LA. Gloria retired from Kaiser Aluminum as a keypunch operator after 20 years of dedicated service.
Special thanks to her longtime caregivers, Pal Autry and Denise Passmore, also the sitters and staff of Southside Gardens for their loving and compassionate care.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. A funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.
To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.