Patrick John Trainor, 66, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on September 9, 2020, from complications of his long battle with cancer. He was born and raised in New Orleans and later moved to raise his family in Slidell, LA. He attended Immaculate Heart of Mary grammar school, graduated in 1972 from Brother Martin High School, and attended Southeastern Louisiana University. His career spanned many years of hard work and dedication across multiple occupations. He was an insulator and member of Insulators Local #53 union for 20 years. He transitioned into a role as an inspector for the City of New Orleans Office of Safety and Permits and finished his career as the Floodplain Manager. He was a member of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, Inc. and the ICC ( The International Code Council). He also spent part of his career as a floor manager and dealer at the Star casino. He took pride in being a leader and mentor for the fellow members of LWAC. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Slidell. He loved playing golf, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by Antoinette Trainor (mother) and James Trainor (father). He is survived by his wife, Margaret Trainor, and his brothers; Jay Trainor (Bee) and Philip Trainor (Maureen). He was the beloved father of Patrick Trainor Jr. (Amy), Christopher Trainor (Rebecca), and Melissa Trainor Giglio (Michael). Grandfather of Patrick (Trey) Trainor, III, Dominic Trainor, Brock Trainor, Elaine Giglio, Edsel Giglio, Stella Trainor, and Cal Trainor. He also has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends.Visitation will be at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Slidell on Monday 9/21 from 10am-12 noon with mass to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Brother Martin High School, 4401 Elysian Fields Ave., NOLA 70122.
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