Ruth Torres Haslauer
Ruth Torres Haslauer
  • March 9, 1930 - July 18, 2017
  • Jefferson, Louisiana

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Ruth Torres Haslauer passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was 87 years old. Beloved wife of the late Gerard Haslauer, Sr. of 65 years. Daughter of the late Prudent Antoine Torres Jr. and Theresa Rome Torres. Loving mother of Gerard J. Jr. (Carolyn), David J (Maria), Edward J (Beverly), Kathy H DiZinno (Gordon), and Therese H O’Neill (Darrell Sr.). Grandmother of fourteen and great grandmother of eleven.

Ruth is predeceased by siblings Lester J and Theresa M Torres. She is survived by her brother Robert A and sister Elizabeth T Schnexnayder. She was a native of Norco and a longtime resident of New Orleans. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend.

Special thanks and appreciation for her care from Catherine Butler, Jacqueline Davis, Phyliss Mercadal, dear neighbors, and the Sanctuary at Passages Hospice.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ruth’s memory to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 631 State Street, New Orleans, LA 70118.

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