Bernadette Gail Parrino
Bernadette Gail Parrino
  • November 10, 1947 - January 23, 2018
  • Louisiana

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Bernadette Gail Parrino departed this earthly life on Tuesday January 23, 2018 while surrounded by her loving family and friends. "I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, and I have kept my faith." Beloved wife of George P. Bruce, and daughter of the late Emanuella Ragusa Parrino and Orlando Louis Parrino. Survived by her sister Carol Linda Parrino, god-child Michael J. Calegan, nephew John Franovich, step-daughter Tara B. Mitchell (Scott), step grandchildren Ben and Kate Mitchell, as well as many loving cousins and friends whom she has cherished throughout her life. She will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives she has touched. Lifelong employee of West Jefferson Hospital & Pulmonary Medicine. We would like to thank Dr. Elaine Lanasa and Dr. Chandrasekaran (Sekar) for many years of exceptional care. We would also like to thank Heart of Hospice and especially her nurses Dexter and Amanda. Family and friends are welcome to attend services on Monday, January 29 2018, at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home located at 5101 Westbank Expressway in Marrero, Louisiana. A funeral mass will be held at the funeral home from 1:00pm, with visitation from 9:00am-1:00pm. Interment will be held in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Gretna. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bernadette's memory to the American Cancer Society. Condolences can be expressed at