Victor Sylvester Lala passed peacefully on Monday afternoon, December 12, 2016, at the age of 90, after a short battle with cancer.
He was born in New Orleans, LA, to the late Anthony and Mamie Corollo Lala. Victor was a resident of Chalmette for the last 44 years. He was an automobile mechanic with his own Service Station (Citgo) from 1960 to 1975. He was a proud Navy Veteran that served in WWII on a minesweeper ship, he also, served during the Korean Conflict.
Former husband of Mary Menant Lala. Father of Victor R. Lala and his wife Lynn, Paul H. Lala and his wife (Janet”Johnnie”), Marianna Lala DePriest and Gregory Lala and his wife Veronica. Grandfather of seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one step-great grandchild, one great-great grandchild as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by one sister, Marie Lala Castillion and three brothers, Dominick “Brother” Lala, Anthony Lala and Raymond Lala. A special “Thank you” to the staff at Passages Hospice for their love and special care. A graveside service was held at St. Vincent DePaul Cemetery #3, 1401 Louisa St. New Orleans, LA, on Monday December 19, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. Please consider a donation to Passages Hospice 617 Dublin Street New Orleans, LA 70118. Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA, (985) 875-1131.