Andrew J. Payne

May 1, 1927 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 92)


Andrew Joseph Payne, age 92, of New Orleans passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. He was born on May 1, 1927 to parents George and Louise Payne.
Andrew will be remembered for being a fun-loving, generous husband, father, uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 39-years, Gaynell, his parents, George and Louise Payne, and his siblings, Louise Burke, Sylvia Sanchez, George Payne, Adrian Rauch and Philip Mandell. He is survived by his children, Frank Palmisano (Marjy), Penny Vegas (Linton), and Barbara Ginther (Tom); his sister-in-law, Margaret “Peggy” Barthe; his grandchildren, Michael Arnold, Jr. (Eileen), Melissa Furbish (Josh), Frankie Palmisano (Claire), Nick Palmisano, Julie Cilano (Mike), Jessica Ginther and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Andrew was also a proud employee of Dixie Mill Supply in New Orleans for a phenomenal 72-year. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, LA 70001. The family will receive visitors 2 hours prior to the service from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Hope Mausoleum, 4841 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at

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