Brian "Buck" Palestina passed away on Monday November 26, 2012.
Beloved son of Alice Santoine and Albert Palestina Sr.
Loving brother of Terry Palestina and Albert Palestina Jr.
Nephew of Dorothy Santoine.
Devoted God-Father of Albert Palestina III and uncle of Leah Palestina and Teri Palestina.
Also survived by other relatives and many friends.
Brian was a lifelong employee of the Maritime Industry, a former Tankerman and then advanced to Tug Boat Captain, working for several companies and most recent Shane C. Marine Towing L.L.C. He will always be remembered by all who knew him.
Aged 56 years, a native and lifelong resident of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Services from Leitz-Eagan Funeral Chapel 4747 Veterans Blvd. Metairie, Louisiana on Friday December 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Interment in Lakelawn Park Mausoleum.
Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until time of services.
Online guest registry available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.