Gerardo Juantorena
Gerardo Juantorena
  • September 24, 1924 - December 8, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Gerardo (Papi) Juantorena passed away peacefully on Friday morning, December 8, 2017. He was 93 years old. Beloved husband of 65 years to Acerida Gayoso Juantorena. He was a devoted father to his daughter Maria Mercedes Juantorena Trafton and to his two grandchildren Christopher Juantorena Brancato and Elisa Victoria Brancato. Gerardo spent the last 3 years of his life receiving wonderful care at Chateau Notre Dame nursing home in uptown. He was born in Santiago De Cuba and Immigrated with his wife and daughter to New Orleans in 1967. Mr Juantorena retired from Avondale Shipyards. He is being laid to rest at Lake Lawn.

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