Angela Trahan Imbraguglio Blaszczyk, age 92, passed away on August 21, 2020, in Mandeville, LA. Angela was born in New Orleans, LA on January 16, 1928 to the late Juanita Shruff Trahan.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Pascal Peter Imbraguglio, Jr., and second husband, Eli Anthony Blaszczyk; three brothers, Lawrence, Harold, and Lewis Trahan; and four sisters, Anna Mae Workman, Juanita Caporino, Tensie Genova, and Stella Sander; as well as her “sistas” Audrey Fernandez, Joyce Ferger, Mildred Hand, and Barbara Terrel.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories her sons Stephen (Janet) Imbraguglio, Kevin (Donna) Imbraguglio, and Darren (Terry) Imbraguglio; and stepdaughter, Linda (Herbert) Petit; nine grandchildren, Michael a/k/a Mickey, Stephen, Ashley Imbraguglio, Samantha (Eddie) Edenfield, Angela Imbraguglio, Michelle (Russ) Acosta, Darren Imbraguglio, Jr., Ericka (Conrad) Frey and Krista Petit; six great grandchildren, Seth, Brianna, Mayven, Gabrielle, Giana and Giselle.
She was born and raised in uptown New Orleans and was a resident of New Orleans for over 88 years and a parishner of St. Francis of Assisi Church where she was honored by the Archdiocese with The Order of St. Louis in recognition of her service in the church and parish.
She was known to many as a second Mom, especially her sister Juanita and Don Caporino’s family who she lived side by side with for over 65 years.
Angie, Aunt Jez – was known to be the life of the party. She lived a very active life, and loved jogging, bicycling in Audubon Park, dancing, singing, and playing volleyball. She played volleyball on the Senior Olympics Volley Team until the age of 76. She also belonged to numerous clubs over the years, lately the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary (Unit #307), Golden Ages, St. Francis of Assisi and volunteered with the Special Olympics.
She was very proud of her family and particularly her sons who she often bragged about, Stephen who is a retired Sergeant from the New Orleans Police Department, currently with the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office. Kevin, who is a retired Lieutenant from the New Orleans Police Department, currently with the New Orleans D.A.’s Office. Darren, is a fireman with the New Orleans Fire Department.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 631 State St, New Orleans, LA on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 12:30 P.M. Interment will follow in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery #1. Visitation will begin at 10:30 A.M.
lieu of flowers please make donations in memory of Angela Trahan Imbraguglio Blaszczyk to Louisiana Special Olympics 100 E. Morris Ave. Hammond, LA 70403 at LASO.org.
Due to COVID 19 regulations, please follow the current restrictions and everyone attending is required to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing.