Allan Arthur Montreuil Sr.
Published in The Times-Picayune on 1/20/2008.
MONTREUIL Allan Arthur
Montreuil, Sr. on Friday, January 18, 2008 at West Jefferson Medical Center.
Beloved husband of Carolyn Melito Montreuil for 44 years. Loving father
of Allan Montreuil, Jr. and Marc Allan Montreuil. Father-in-law of Melissa
Montreuil. Grandfather of Mallory Rose Montreuil, Sara Ann Montreuil and
Abby Lynn Montreuil. Brother of Glenn Montreuil, Janet Rupp and Roy Kipker.
Allan was born and raised in New Orleans and lived in Terrytown for the
last 40 years. Allan graduated from De La Salle High School and attended
Loyola University before signing with the Boston Red Sox Organization
in 1962. After a 12 year career in professional baseball, he was a small
business owner and also became a Realtor before retiring in 1999 due to
health reasons. During and after the difficult days of Hurricane Katrina,
he was a volunteer at West Jefferson Medical Center. His efforts to boost
morale were greatly appreciated by the staff. Allan will be sadly missed,
but never forgotten by his family, neighbors and golf buddies. Relatives
and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Service at MOTHE
FUNERAL HOME, 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA on Tuesday, January
22, 2008 at 1:00PM. Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Gretna,
LA. Visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9:00AM until 1:00PM.
The Montreuil family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to
the Doctors and Staff of West Jefferson Medical Center for their loving
care and dedication shown to Allan during his time of illness. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Injured Marine Semper
Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057 (www.semperfifund.org)
or to PAWS (Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society), 9596 Highway 23, Belle
Chasse, LA 70037. Please sign guest book at www.legacy.com. For further
funeral information, please call 504-366-4343.