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“Bill and Cindy, very sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Lesley Gauthier - Metairie, LA

“Mindy and family,My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Cardini - Baton Rouge, LA

“Mindy & Family, I will miss his smiling face and encouragement as we sing at St. Joseph's. I believe he is singing, playing "all" instruments and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Michele Harang - Metairie, LA

“"think where man's Glory most begins and ends, and say my Glory is that I had such a friend." Gerry, you will be missed..AAH and family ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Orkus Family:The entire Perry Family shares your heart ache. Our most sincere condolences and our prayers for the loss of our fellow Tiger. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Al (HC'71) Rod (HC'73) Rick (HC'73) Trey (HC'01) Perry

“May the arms of God that welcomed Jerry into heaven be the same that hold the Orkus family in comfort at this difficult time.....and....keep on ...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kenneth Tedesco - New Orleans, LA

“Gerry was a friend to our family as my brothers and husband atended Holy Cross H.S. and were members of the Tiger Band. Then he taughty my son in the...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Angela Greco Cilluffa - Covington, LA

“Stephen and Susan, praying for your family.Melanie Theriot Heraty and Denise Theriot ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: A friend


Gerard was born on July 9, 1955 and passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Gerard was a resident of Metairie, Louisiana at the time of passing.

Gerry graduated from Holy Cross High School in 1973 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Music-Instrumental Education from the University of New Orleans in 1979.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at L. A. Muhleisen & Son Funeral Home, 2607 Williams Blvd., Kenner on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church,1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans from 9:00 a.m. to 10: 00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. JAN 12. 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM L.A. Muhleisen & Son Funeral Home - Kenner 2607 Williams Blvd. Kenner, LA, US, 70062 info@muhleisen.com JAN 13. 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM St. Joseph Catholic Church 1802 Tulane Avenue New Orleans, LA, US, 70112 JAN 13. 10:00 AM St. Joseph Catholic Church 1802 Tulane Avenue New Orleans, LA, US, 70112 Funeral Mass begins.

To honor his life, donations can be made to Holy Cross High School or St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Gerry's name.

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