Frank Salvador Allo, Jr., age 94, gained his wings on Friday, May 26, 2017 at his home in Slidell, LA. He was born on April 10, 1923 in New Orleans, LA and spent most of his adult life in Violet, LA until Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Since Katrina he lived in Lacombe, LA for a couple of years and then spent the remainder of his life in Slidell, LA. Beloved husband of the late Nellie St. Pe Allo for 49 years. Loving father of Frank Allo III (Cynthia), Gaynell Melerine (Nathan), Eddie Allo (Jeri Lynn Miller), Stenni Frazier (Charles) and the late Beverly Arcement (Jerry). Son of the late Rosa Mumphrey Allo and Frank Allo Sr. Brother of the late Ana Mae Allo Eckerle, Murphy Allo (Marie) and Rachel Allo Alexander (Phil). Loved by his grandchildren, Cora Arcement Buffone (Frank), Larry Arcement (Dana), Tracy Arcement (Lori), Michelle Arcement Walsh (Scott), Shelly Allo Guillory (Bobby), Nathan Melerine Jr., Craig Melerine (Hope), Angela Allo Fitzgerald (Brian), Eddie Gonzalez (Brandy), Stacey Munna and Cherie Munna Arabie (Daryl). Also loved by his great grandchildren Zachary Gonzales, Tripp Buffone, Blake Arcement, Colby Arcement, Amber Arcement, Ashley Alford, Andrew Alford, Craig Melerine Jr., Carson Melerine, Elway Fitzgerald, Brady Fitzgerald, Andy Fitzgerald, E.J. Gonzalez, Logan Gonzalez, Roman Gonzalez, Daryl Arabie Jr., Colton Arabie, Camryn Arabie, Luke Guillory and Jack Guillory. Proud great great grandfather of Kylie Billiot and Ethan Billiot. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Frank had many friends along the way but one that his family will be forever remember and be grateful for is Jeri Lynn Miller. She was his angel these last couple of months and took care of him along with the help of his children. Also survived by his furever friends, his two pups he adored Cali and Codi.
Frank was raised on a farm but knowing he did not want to work on his family’s farm his whole life, he left and joined the US Army as a bomb specialist during World War II. After he was discharged from the Army he married the love of his life Nellie on November 8, 1942 and raised 5 children. Frank was an inspector for the Port of Embarkation for over 35 years. He also worked part time for Lynn Dean’s Elevating Boats for years as an accounting employee. Frank volunteered his services for many years at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Violet, LA. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
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 Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. He will be laid to rest with military honors in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to STARC of Louisiana – Adult Center East, www.starcla.org or the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org in memory of Frank S. Allo Jr. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.