John Harold Gissel
John Harold Gissel
  • February 19, 1925 - September 4, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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John Harold Gissel passed away on September 04, 2017 at the age of 92 from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.

Preceded in death by his loving wife, Jeanne Lily Gissel, he is survived by daughter, Janis Gissel Letourneau; Son in law, John Godfrey; Grandchildren, Phillip Letourneau (Kelly) and Michael Letourneau (Beth).

John retired from Northrop Grumman in Los Angeles as lead engineer/systems analyst. A life-long Lutheran, his strong faith sustained him. He was obsessed with golf and loved to travel, particularly with his grandsons.

His family is grateful for the loving care provided by the staff at Poydras Home.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Service at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Saturday, September 30, at 10am. A visitation will begin at 9am. Interment will be private.

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