John Ray Mancuso, Sr.

John Ray Mancuso Sr. passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Mitzi Mancuso by second marriage and Gwendolyn Mancuso by first marriage. Loving father of Jennifer Mancuso Johnson (Richard), John Mancuso Jr. (Ellen), Jeffrey Mancuso (Wendi) and Joseph Mancuso (Lachelle). Son of the late Joseph Louis Mancuso and Jenny Roppolo Mancuso. Brother of Charles Mancuso (Lillie) and the late Francis Mancuso (June). Proud grandfather of JoEllen, Genevieve, John III (Janelle), Justin, Jeffrey Jr., Jennifer (Ryan), Magnolia Belle and Kailah. Great grandfather of Eli, Elan, Jasmyn, Jase, Ava, Jayden, Scott, Nicholas and the late Jaclyn.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

John was born on April 17, 1940 in Baton Rouge, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. He was very social, he loved people and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. John will be forever remembered as a loving father who cherished his 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, June 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. He will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit