William Mirth Lazaroe, III, affectionately known to his grandchildren as Grumps, was born December 3, 1933 and passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012. He was 78. He is preceded in death by his parents, Violet Lee Lazaroe and William Mirth Lazaroe, Jr. and his daughter Carla.
William is survived by his wife, Welcolm Vincens Lazaroe, his children, Pam Cannon, Steven, William Michael and Anthony Lazaroe; his step children, Chanel C. Baiamonte, Cheneé C. Roheim and Chad C. Chagnard, as well as 15 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Gay Lucker and brother, Donald Lazaroe.
He was a Veteran of the Korean War and was actively involved with the American Legion Post 185. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 9973.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in the Chapel of Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., New Orleans, LA on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. with visitation beginning at 9:00 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to be made to the Cancer Center of Slidell, 1001 Gause Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458 and Lakeshore Hospice, 2659 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, LA 70471. Guest book may be signed online at www.schoencanalstreet.com.