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John L. Lauricella, III (Jay) died in Destin, FL on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Jay died exactly as he would have chosen on his beloved boat “DUKE”, while vacationing in Florida. Born and raised in Harahan, 63 years ago, he also lived in Baton Rouge and the Florida Keys. His love of fishing and boating was passed down, from his grandfather, John, Sr. and father, John, Jr. His other loves were his Rummel Raider family, the LSU Tigers, and his brothers of Sigma Nu from LSU and NCSU. Jay has been a general partner in the family owned Lauricella Land Co., since the death of his father. He is preceded in death by his parents John L. Lauricella, Jr., and Lula C. Lauricella; and sister Mary (Missy) Lauricella. He is survived by his loving sister Sandy Lauricella Anzelmo and husband Tommy; nephew Tommy Anzelmo, Jr. and wife Jana; and niece and godchild Kristen Anzelmo Hooper, and husband André. He is also survived by his beloved nieces Lilly Hooper and Katherine Anzelmo and nephew Wyatt Hooper; aunt, Mrs. Betty Lauricella, and numerous cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans on Wednesday, May 3rd. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Memorial Mass at 1:00 p.m. inurnment will follow at Lake Lawn Cemetery. The family would like to thank Clary Glenn Funeral Home in Freeport, FL for the Florida arrangements. Donations may be made to the Lige Hensley Scholarship at Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, LA.