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Michael Genzale
  • In lieu of flowers the family asks the contributions be made in Michael's name to:
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    P.O. Box 758517
    Topeka, KS 66675-8517

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“It has been a year since your passing and I miss you. I often catch myself picking up the phone to call you. You would be so proud of your children...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Genzale-Bertrand - Sister

“I am so sorry to read this. I have tried for years to reach out to Michael and talk to him again. He was my first true love----in high school. We...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Choina Lutz - Portland, OR

“May Michael RIP and may God bless his soul. Our deepest sympathy to his entire family. He will be missed by all. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Ladene Duvernay & Duvernay Family - LA

“My condolences to Chris Brian & Heather he gonna be missed if u need aaything I am here for yall Love Uncle Ronald ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Ronald Dupre - Ricohoc, LA

“Many memories,duck hunting and water skiing RIP Mike! ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: PT Metrejean - Bayou vista, LA

“I am heartbroken to hear of Mikes passing. He was a big guy in every way; and he's leaving some big memories... Condolences to the family, you will...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Dewayne (Buzz) and Maria Blanco - LA

“Genzale Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. May God comfort you all in this time. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Tammy Anthony - Pensacola, FL

“I'm gonna miss you big guy. Always have fond memories of you at the camp. My condolences to the while family. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Ronnie Ashley - marathon, FL

“I miss you already brother n law. It breaks my heart that you are no longer with us. We had great times together, those memories will always be...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Dwayne Bertrand - Tickfaw, LA

“Sorry for your loss! Sending prayers to the family. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Liz Ellison

“Thoughts and prayers for Mike family and friends... ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: phyllis waguespack - morgan city, LA

“I will miss you dearly big brother. You always looked out for me. I cherish our family events and especially your boiled crawfish. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Genzale-Bertrand - Sister

“Our condolences to family and friends. Praying the God gives all of peace and comfort. RIP our dear friend. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Dale and Natalie Duay - LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to the family during this difficult time. May Michael rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord Jesus...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday, December 11, 2016, at the Patterson Civic Center from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. with Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. for Michael Genzale, a native of New Orleans and a longtime resident of Patterson who passed away at his home at the age of 60 on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Rev. Toby Ryder will conduct the memorial service.

Michael is survived by his three children, Chris Genzale, SFC Brian Genzale and his wife Dana, and Heather G. Garcia and her husband Wilfredo; one grandson, Ethan Garcia; four siblings, Mark Genzale and his wife Denise, Mario Genzale, Joanne Genzale, and Jean Genzale-Bertrand and her husband Dwayne; one niece, Madison Genzale; one nephew, Connor Bertrand; as well as his longtime companion, Dianne Cremaldi.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Vincent Genzale and America Matus Genzale.

In lieu of flowers the family asks the contributions be made in Michael's name to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517, 855-448-3997,

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.