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Leo Ernest Valeary

March 20, 1927 ~ July 19, 2020 (age 93)

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Leo Ernest Valeary, 93, of New Orleans, LA entered eternal rest on Sunday, July 19, 2020.  He was the loving son of the late Ernest Valeary and Regina Dominique Valeary.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife Audrey Bridgewater Valeary, oldest son Byron Leo Valeary, brothers Melvin and Leroy Valeary.  Leo was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School and Straight Business College.  He honorably served in the United State Navy in WWII.  He was an employee of the United States Post Office for 38 years and longtime treasurer of the Mail Handlers Union.  He is survived by one daughter Roslyn Valeary, two sons Cedric Valeary (Patricia) and Rev. Lyle J. Valeary (Diana), daughter in law Gerta Cato Valeary of Memphis, TN., Longtime companion of Doris Ratcliff,  9 grandchildren, Corey Valeary, Dana Valeary Hayes, Hakeem Hayes, Nicole Ross Brown, Candace Valeary, Deatrik Bledsoe, James Valeary, Robert Valeary and Benjamin Valeary.  Also survived by a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends. Arrangements made by Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funerl Home.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 1, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Gabriel the Archangel Church
4700 Pineda St
New Orleans, LA 70126

Funeral Mass
Saturday
August 1, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Gabriel the Archangel Church
4700 Pineda St
New Orleans, LA 70126

Cemetery

Mt. Olivet Cemetery
4000 Normand Mayer Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122

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