Carmen Maria Toruno Nassar

Carmen Maria Toruno Nassar passed away peacefully on Monday, July 3, 2017 at the age of 93.  She was the cherished wife of 46 years to the late Carlos Nassar Sr.  Loving mother of Xiomara Nassar, Elizabeth Nassar and Carlos Nassar Jr. (Pearl).  Daughter of the late Gonzalo and Carmen Toruno.  Proud grandmother of Patric Nassar (Jolie), Marisa Nassar, Jay Pomes and Louis Pomes.  Great grandmother of Jenna Nassar and Bentley Nassar. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Carmen was born in Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras and was a current resident of Gonzales, LA.  She will forever be remembered for her loyalty and dedication to her family, her caring and loving spirit, her laughter, and her everlasting love for her grandchildren.  She was well loved and will be deeply missed by us all.

The family of Carmen would like to offer special thanks to the staff of Covenant House Nursing Home and Passages Hospice for their care and compassion when it was needed most.

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, July 7, 2017 from noon – 2:00 p.m., followed by a funeral service in Carmen’s memory beginning at 2:00 p.m. Carmen will be laid to rest in a private ceremony in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit