John A. Foto
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John A. Foto
  • September 27, 1932 - March 15, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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John A. Foto, 84, passed away on March 15, 2017. He was born and raised in New Orleans, La retired from the New Orleans Fire Department and Louisiana State Fire Marshall. He owned and operated Round Up Pest Control and was a member of EJ Italian American Society, Contessa Entellina, South LA Horse Show Assoc., and was a former board member of Jefferson Parish Animal Advisory Board, and GNOPCA.

John is survived by his wife Ella Edrington Foto; sons Tony Foto (Marilyn), and Tommy Foto; grandchildren Jennifer Van Halen, Christopher Perrier, Ashley Foto Wiebelt Drake Foto, and Jenna Foto; great grandchildren John Cole Russell, Emile and Emery Van Halen, Lily Ella Foto-Shari, Griffin Wiebelt, and Ellie Foto; and two sister-in-laws Marie Re Foto and Gloria Edrington. He is preceded in death by his father Anthony Foto; his mother Nancy Palmisano Foto; his brothers Donald and Lionel Foto; and his grandson Nicholas J. Foto. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Danielle and Marilyn of Americare Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.



Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 4921 W Metairie Avenue, Metairie, LA 70001 on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00 p.m; followed by interment in All Saints Mausoleum. Visitation will be held prior to the services beginning at 10:00 a.m.