- April 6, 1922 - February 23, 2017
- Kenner, Louisiana
of Aro's Passing
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Aro Crist entered peacefully into Heaven on February 23, 2017 at the age of 94. Devoted husband of Camille Terranova Crist of 65 years. Loving father of Leon Crist (Debbie) and Lisa House (Jimmy). Proud grandfather of James House III, Jarid House, Jacob Crist, Lindsey Shemroske, Brandon Crist and Arielle Crist. Great grandfather of Gavin, Thomas and Aden.
Son of the late Josephine and Leon Christ of Louisiana.
Aro proudly served his country in the US Air Force from 1942-1945. He worked for Jefferson Parish Public School System as a Maintenance Supervisor for 25 years, where he retired.
The family would like to extend their thanks to the caregivers at Walden Healthcare.
In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 11:00AM. Visitation will begin at 9:00AM until service time. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.
To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com .