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Thomas L. Metcalf

October 2, 1931 ~ September 17, 2019 (age 87)

Thomas L. Metcalf, 87, passed away on Tuesday September 17, 2019 at Passages Hospice. He was the son of the late R. Clarence Metcalf and Wilhelmina Aderhold Metcalf. He was predeceased by his son Richard T. Metcalf. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 64 years, Carol Lee Rice Metcalf, daughters Karen Metcalf Wehman (Phil) and Cindy Metcalf Trosclair (Brian), grandchildren, Mark (Victoria) and Carolyn Wehman and Kevin and Nichole Trosclair. He was born in New Orleans, and resided in Metairie for the past 55 years. Tom served in the Korean War, and retired from PPG Industries after 38 years. He was a longtime member of the Crescent City Post # 125 American Legion and more recently, the St. Benilde Church Chers Amis Club. Tom was also an active member of the Metairie YMCA. He will be remembered for his love of family, his sense of humor, and his devotion to the game of golf. We would like to extend our special thanks to the medical staff at Passages Hospice. Tom will be greatly missed. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Funeral Mass at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124 on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 1 PM. Visitation will begin at 11 AM. Interment at Greenwood Mausoleum. Masses or donations to your favorite charity preferred.


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