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“RIP ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Lynne Altom - CaddoMills, TX

“You have my condolences and prayers ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Marilyn McKinney - New Orleans, LA

“RIP Mr. Vitrano what a great Principal,always went the extra mile for his students. Always talked about in conversations with other warriors.He was a...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Clay Harvin - Bush, LA

“Mr. V. I too am a graduate of Warrior class 77. You were always fun and very fair. You even went on our Senior trip. I am sure you will be missed by...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Jacob L.Schwartz - Metairie, LA

“Mr Vitrano this graduate of EJ '77 will always remember you as a tough yet always fair educator that I've always had the utmost respect for! Your...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Grad of 1977 - Marshall Islands

“Condolences to the Vitrano family. Mr V was a great principal when my husband and I were at EJ. He made an impression on us that has lasted through...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Wendy Bryars - Slidell, LA

“Mr. Vitrano was the principal of East Jefferson High School when I was a student there back in the 1970s. He was one of my first mentors. I have...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Our EJ senior trip was to Cancun before Cancun was well known. Mr. V was respectful and fair as a principal, but on that trip he became my friend. He...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Kim Richard - Cozumel, Mexico

“Mr. Vitrano was a great man and a super Principal. He helped me in a lot of situations and always looked at what was the most common sense solution...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Gary Harvin - Atlanta, GA

“Very sad to hear about Mr. Vitrano. He was a just the best principal you could imagine while I was at EJ. He had a great sense of humor and was...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Kevin Smith - Louisville, CO

“He was a great principal I attended EJ and graduated in 1977 ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Stephen McMahon - Metarie, LA

“Mr. V, The principal that cared and respected everyone. WARRIORS Forever!Class of 1979 ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Allen Fiegel - Metairei, LA

“Mr. Vitrano is fondly remembered. Please have my condolences. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Hubert Smith - New Orleans, LA

“I loved having you as our principle! I have fond memories of my time under your care at EJ. I had a few health issues back then & you went...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Tavia Croom-Wagner - Orange, TX

“You were the best Principal that I had in school that cared about his students. I remember you wearing you EJ Warrior tie during football games and...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Dave Hoggatt - Kenner, LA

“Thank you Mr Vitrano for not only being a great mentor, our Principal, but most of all a great human being who cared for his students! He always...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Ronnie Fuller - Boise, ID

“The influence of a great principal can never be erased. Thank you, Mr. V, for being just that. You will forever be missed, Darne Hackney Quigley,...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Darne Quigley - Destrehan, LA

18 of 24 | Posted by: Troy Grassel - LaPlace, LA

“He will be missed. What a great principal. I attended EJ where he was my principal in 1978. He did a great job my 4 years while I was there!!! RIP ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Bill Haase - Katy, TX - student

“Exemplary principal, gentleman, full of quick wit, and loved his job. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Marcia Gates - monroe, LA

“Mr. Vitrano I remember you fondly and appreciated all you did for East Jefferson and for me as a graduate in 1979. RIP sir and prayers of comfort...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Bill Mitchell - Destin, FL

“Sorry to hear of Mr. V's passing. He has always been one of the fondest memories of my time at East Jefferson High School. He was a wonderful mentor...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Frank Schiavi - Metairie, LA

“Mr. V, You were a wonderful Principal at E.J. You didnt know how much you appreciated by the students. Thank you for caring about us, our school, and...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Dave Arthur - Metairie, LA

“Mr. Vitrano was one of those educators that cared about the students and the school. During football season at East Jefferson High School, he would...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Robert Caire - Sacramento, CA

Paul was born on December 6, 1932 and passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Paul was a resident of Louisiana at the time of passing.

Tribute for Paul F. Vitrano | Garden of Memories Funeral Home and Cemetery Paul F. Vitrano December 6, 1932 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 86) Paul was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a graduate of Jesuit High School.

After high school, he enlisted in the Army in July of 1952 and served until being honorably discharged in June of 1954.

Visitation will start at 10:00am and will be followed by a funeral service at 12:00pm. Visitation at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on October 7, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lighthouse House for the Blind.