Leroy J. Ursin
Leroy J. Ursin
  • October 23, 1937 - July 13, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Leroy J. Ursin passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the age of 79. He was a member of the Wildlife and Fisheries, NRA and Ducks Unlimited. Leroy loved to go fishing and duck hunting with friends, but most of all spending time with his family. He has joined his late wife, Marie Orlando Ursin, in their eternal home in heaven. Leroy and Marie are now enjoying their favorite pastime of Cajun dancing once again. Leroy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many people. He is survived by his daughters Cherie Ursin Skates (Randy) and Donna Ursin. Grandfather of Ashley Prats, Samantha Prats, M.D., Jonathan Pepper, M.D. and Kristin Pepper Ginsberg (Jacob). He is also survived by his brothers, Tim Ursin and Terry Ursin, and a host of nieces, nephews and family members. Leroy was born on October 23, 1937 to his parents Emile and Gertrude Russo Ursin, who have preceded him in death. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew him, including his puppy pal, Tess.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 12 Noon. Visitation will begin at 10AM until service time. Interment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum.

To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com .