Victoria Mary Catalano Laird

Victoria Mary Catalano Laird passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late James A. Laird for 57 years.  Loving mother of Mary Ann Collara (Steve), Alledia L. Tubbs (Kevin), Michael Laird (Elizabeth) and the late James A. Laird Jr.  Daughter of the late Michael and Mary Gagliano Catalano. Sister of Anthony Catalano, Margaret Cox, Mary Miller, Sal Catalano and the late Antoinette Badalamenti, Emily Robeau, Vincent Catalano, Frankie Catalano and Lucille Robinson. Proud grandmother of Alyssa (Benjamin), Dominic, James, Jesse, Geena, Victoria, Kristin, Sarah (Joey), Hayden and Rex.  Great grandmother of Isabella and Brayden.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Victoria was born in Independence, LA on May 16, 1936 and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. She will be forever remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who treasured her family.

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 Friday, February 3, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  A funeral mass will begin at 4:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the Guestbook, please visit