June Zatarain Bertucci
June Zatarain Bertucci
  • May 31, 1924 - August 11, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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June Zatarain Bertucci, 93, died peacefully on Friday, August 11, 2017. She was born in New Orleans May 31, 1924. Her parents, Milton Louis Zatarain and Olga Sharp Zatarain, and her beloved husband of 69 years, Dr. Alvin C. Bertucci, preceded her in death. She was the granddaughter of the late Emile Antoine Zatarain, founder of Zatarain Pure Foods. June is survived by her sister, Zat Zatarain Rolle of Houston, TX; four children (and spouses), Duane A Bertucci, June B. Logan (King), Jill B. Perez (Cop), and Joy B. Wade (Jim); eight grandchildren (and spouses), Rushell B. Chabaud (Steve), G. King Logan III, Virginia L. Smith (Will), Ellen R. Logan, Charles H. Perez (Annie - fiancée), Michael L. Perez (D’Ann), Elizabeth W. Green (Anderson) and Caroline B. Wade; and seven great-grandchildren. June graduated from McMain High School in 1941 where she was class secretary and excelled in volleyball, softball and basketball. She attended both Loyola University and LSU and is a member of the LSU Class of 1945. At LSU, she was on the rifle team, was a cheerleader and became a life member of Phi Beta honorary fraternity. She was married to the love of her life, Dr. Alvin C. Bertucci, on September 22, 1945, in Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in New Orleans. June was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution - Spirit of ’76 Chapter, Louisiana Colonials – Founders Chapter, Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge – New Orleans Chapter. She was a longtime active member of the New Orleans Spring Fiesta and a member of the New Orleans Dental Auxiliary. June also enjoyed many successful years as a real estate agent with Martha Ann Samuel Co. where she was a member of the Million Dollar Club. A most beautiful woman both inside and out, June will never be forgotten by her loving family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Visitation will begin at 1:30p.m. A Private interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2121 K Street, NW, Ste. 200, Washington, DC, 20037-1830, or to support Parkinson’s Disease research, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com .