Leonard Eugene Culotta

August 3, 1929 ~ July 21, 2019 (age 89)


Leonard Eugene Culotta, Sr. born on August 3, 1929 in New Orleans passed away peacefully at his home in Jefferson Parish on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Preceded in death by his father, Frank Culotta, mother, Leona Culotta, brother, Ralph Culotta and sister, Victorine (Culotta) Crais. Mr. Culotta was a 1950 graduate of Tulane University. He served two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife, Marie Louise (Marciante) Culotta; children Leonard Culotta, Jr. (Melissa), Paula Anne Morlas (Ralph) and Michael Culotta (Mary Jo); grandchildren Robert Evans, Jr. (Katie), Christopher Evans (Ashley), Blaise Morlas, Conner and Kayla Culotta and the late Ryan Evans. He is also survived by one great-grandchild, Scarlett Evans. Everyone who knew Leonard would remember him to be an avid dancer, especially with his wife Marie Louise. Private inurnment to be done at a later date. Arrangements by Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed online at

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