Gerson Lachoff passed away peacefully June 12, 2017 at Willowwood in New Orleans at the age of 84. He was preceded in death by his parents, Isidore and Eva (Letaw) Lachoff, his brother Meyer Lachoff, and nephew Phillip Sandberg. He is survived by his sister, Benah Klafert, his nephew, Irwin Lachoff (Judith), nieces Esther Cerny (Bruce) and Frieda Ritter (Stephen), and numerous other relatives and friends.
Gerson was an Air Force Veteran, and after receiving his degree from Tulane University, was an accountant for Lykes Bros. Shipping for over 30 years. He was a long time member of Caesar’s Carnival Krewe, an avid bowler with B’Nai Brith, a mainstay at bingo, a world traveler, and a Saints season ticket holder from the very beginning.
The Family wishes to thank the nurses and aides at Willowwood and the Hospice Compassus for their compassionate care.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend graveside services from Beth Israel Cemetery, 4321 Frenchmen Street, on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rabbi Greenberg officiating. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com. Information 835-2341.
Beth Israel Cemetery
432 Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA 70122