Gertrude Schneider Patrolia Obituary


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“Sharon, Sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers are with you. Just know that you are a strong person and you will be just fine. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Edwina Waguespack - Madisonville, LA

“Aunt Gert, As a child, I loved spending time with you and Uncle Henry at the house, and in the boat crabing. As an adult I loved sharing old...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Hall - lacombe, LA - Niece

“I cannot remember a time when going to my grandmother's and not seeing Miss Gert either on the porch or out in the yard tending to her plants. I am...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Tyra Maddox - Hartselle, AL

“Sharon, Pat & I are thinking of you this weekend. We were sad to hear of your loss but know that she is now happy with your dad & your brother. We...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Maryann Randolph Fikes - Augusta, GA

“She will be truly missed as we have missed both Gert and Henry since Katrina. We lived next door to these two wonderful people for over 30 years and...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Donna Siles and Maxine Kevlin - AL

“All the angels are singing!! "Miss Gert" you are missed here on earth, but there is rejoicing in heaven. I will never forget you and your beautiful...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Fiveash - Collierville, TN

“This is really hard. I've missed Grandpa Henry so much over the past three years. For those that don't know, I am Christian's mom. Grandma Gert...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Nikki Toups - New Orleans, LA

“Sorry for your loss, my prayers are with your family. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Tecia Hunter - New Orleans, LA

“Ms. Gertrude was such a sweet lady with a smile always on her face. Precious family--loved by many. Praying for you, Sharon, and your family. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene Cooper - Slidell, LA

“Gert you were a wonderful lady a great friend to all of us . i loved having you and henry over for our special lunches sharon will always remain...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: florence michler - bogalusa , LA

“Sister Gert, Aunt Gert you will be in our hearts always Irma Louise Schneider Matlock sister and Jack O Matlock Sr brother in law Jack Jr and...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jack and Jackie Matlock - Slidell, LA

“Aunt Gert we love and will miss you always ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jack and Jackie Matlock - Slidell, LA


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Gertrude Anna Schneider Patrolia passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the age of 86. She was the loving wife of 64 years to Henry J. Patrolia. Devoted mother of Sharon Scott (Mother-in-law of the late Jesse Scott) and the late Dennis Patrolia. Daughter of the late Richard and Gertrude Schneider. Sister of Herbert Schneider, Robert Schneider and the late Irma Matlock, Anna Catalanotto, Morris Schneider, Richard Schneider and Christina Patrolia. Proud grandmother of Lionel Miller. Great grandmother of Christian Miller. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and especially Charles Catalanotto who was like a son to her.

Gertrude was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who took care of so many people out of the kindness of her heart. While caring for those around her she somehow found time to devote to her beloved plants and flowers that she kept so beautiful. She made this world a better place.

Special thanks for all the love and care from JoAnn, Nenette, Patty and Jody at Golden Girls.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend an evening visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Sunday, December 2nd from 6:00PM – 9:00PM and again on Monday morning from 9:00AM – 11:00AM. A funeral service will follow beginning at 11:00AM.

Burial will follow in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.