Anthony Marion Tortorich passed away peacefully at the age of 72, surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his parents Leatrice Eugénie Tortorich and Joseph August Tortorich Sr. Tony is survived by his brother, Joseph August Tortorich, Jr., his sister Gina Tortorich Dazet (Eugene); and his nephew, Shane Joseph Dazet and niece, Alyssa Eugénie Dazet. Tony was a very devout Pro-Life Catholic who embraced his Faith and His Family. At age 15, he coached 11 yr. old baseball teams. Attended New Orleans Academy High school. Graduated college from Loyola University, Majoring in Communications. While there, he hosted a University Radio Show. He worked for Rag’s Schuerman’s Baseball Team as Scorekeeper and Information Director. He belonged to two baseball organizations, collected for the American Cancer Society and was a member of the Contessa Entellina Society since 1984. Co-leader of Monthly Fatima Rosary at St. Dominic. He was a fourth generation restaurateur for the family’s Tortorici’s Restaurant. Family and friends are invited to the night visitation from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 775 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124. Visitation will begin at 10:30 am and continue until Mass time. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.greenwoodfh.com
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