John C. Leefe
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John C. Leefe
  • February 16, 1924 - February 26, 2014
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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John C. Leefe, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Leefe. John was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Alfred A. Leefe, DDS, the last Dean of Tulane Dental School, and his mother, Dr. Edna McCulloch Leefe, DDS, the first woman graduate of Tulane Dental School, and his siblings, May Alma Leefe and Alfred A. Leefe. He is survived by his brother, Carl L. Leefe (Joan) and numerous nieces and nephews.
John served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II in the Southwest Pacific area from 1943 ''' 1945. After his discharge, he worked for Texaco Corporation in the finance department until he retired, and for pleasure, he enjoyed being a champion bowler. He was a devout Catholic who was a parishioner of St. Ann Church and Shrine.
The family would like to give special thanks to all of John's caregivers for their care and support.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr. Metairie, LA on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until Mass time. Interment will be Garden of Memories Cemetery.