Shirley Mae Taliancich
Shirley Mae Taliancich
  • November 24, 1925 - December 26, 2017
  • Harahan, Louisiana

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Shirley Mae Roby Taliancich of Harahan, La., age 92 years old, entered her Heavenly home on December 26, 2017 to join her loving husband of 70 years, the late Cpl. Joseph L. Taliancich, and her son, the late Mark J. Taliancich. She passed away after having a wonderful Christmas with her family. Survivors include her son, Craig J. Taliancich, grandchildren, Stephanie (Douglas) Ferrante, Amy Taliancich, Aaron (Sheree) Taliancich, Angela Taliancich, Mark "Jason" (Meagen) Taliancich, Conor Taliancich, and nine great-grandchildren, Dante, Felicia, Joseph, Sofia, Henry, Dominic, Zeek, Addie, and Reid. Preceded in death by her parents, Ivan and Irma Lee Roby, brothers, Ivan Roby and Robert Roby, and sisters, Irma Lee Spears, Doris Ming, Beverly Pratt, and Carol Munson. A special thanks for their caregiving, love and affection to her two surviving sisters, Joyce LeBlanc and Susan Rightor. Shirley retired after 35 years of service as Executive Secretary to the President of Johnson & Higgins Insurance Company. She was well respected and admired. She was very active member of Faith Lutheran Church and retired volunteer of 25+ years at East Jefferson General Hospital. She will be sadly missed by all. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Noon. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 9:00AM. To view and sign the guest book, visit