Gloria Mae Ragusa Garzotto passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018, in Metairie, Louisiana, at the age of 78.  She was born on Wednesday, September 20, 1939 in Hammond, Louisiana to the late Frances Alfonso Ragusa and the late Thomas Nunzio Ragusa.  She resided in Metairie, Louisiana but was a native of Hammond, Louisiana.  

Gloria is survived by her daughter, Gina Garzotto Comeaux; sons, Mark Gregory Garzotta and his wife Anne Myrthue, and David John Garzotto; grandchildren, Christina Marie Comeaux, Lea Sophia Garzotto, Helena Isabel Garzotto, and Eva Mae Garzotto; great-grandchild, Adeline Rae Karl; and godchild, Diane Tallo.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Nunzio Ragusa; mother, Frances Alfonso Ragusa; husband, Dr. George John Garzotto; and sister, Carmelite Ragusa Tallo.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 601 North Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at from 10:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 pm.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.  

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