Catherine J. Wingerter
Catherine J. Wingerter
  • October 7, 1941 - March 31, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Catherine Jurisich Wingerter passed away in New Orleans, LA on March 31, 2017 at age 75. She was born and raised in New Orleans and was a longtime resident of Metairie. She graduated from Dominican High School. Catherine enjoyed cooking, great food, and an “Old Fashioned” while spending time with her family. She was also a parishioner of St. Christopher Catholic Church.

Beloved wife of the late Harold R. Wingerter and devoted mother of daughter Cheryl W. Reinhard, and sons Harold R. “Buddy” Wingerter, Jr., and Layne R. Wingerter; loving sister of Barbara J. Decker (Stephen), Jolene J. Gressaffa (Tommy), the late Vinceen J . Schnieder (the late Linden), Joseph Jurisich (Paula), and Elizabeth J. Mahoney (Dennis); sister in law of Florence O. Wingerter and Don Wingerter and Bonnie H. Wingerter and the late Ray Wingerter. Catherine had numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is also preceded in death by her parents Rita Schwegmann and Joseph Jurisich, Jr. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation beginning at 11:00 am followed by Mass at 12:00 pm on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at St. Christopher the Martyr Catholic Church, 309 Manson Ave, Metairie, LA 70001. Interment will take place privately for the family. In lieu of flowers the family requests masses in her name. To view and sign the family guestbook please visit

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