Joseph Elroy Anzalone
Thu, 2014-02-13 21:39 News Staff
Our beloved father, Joseph Elroy Anzalone, passed peacefully in his sleep in the presence of his family Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8:33 a.m. Joseph had recently celebrated his 75th birthday. Joseph was most recently a resident of Zachary, LA and a parishioner at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Joseph was born and raised in New Orleans in the St. Roch neighborhood. He graduated from Governor Nichols HS in 1955 and completed an associates degree from the University of New Orleans. Joseph worked for Glazer Beverage Distributors for 45 years as a wine and beverage salesman, and he won the coveted top salesman of the year award more times than any other member of Glazer wine sales. Joseph retired from Glazer in 2007. Joseph is survived by his three children: Joseph Anzalone Jr. and Jill Byrd of Metairie, LA; and John Anzalone of New Market, MD; and his step-daughter Donna Melerine of Delacroix. Joseph’s grandchildren are Carmen Anzalone, Amanda Anzalone, Lauren Anzalone, Brandt Anzalone and Simone Byrd. Joseph was married three times, first to Linda Fulton in 1957. This marriage bore three children. Joseph married Victoria Conaway in 1975, and Joseph married Betty Ellis Williams in 2006. The celebration of Joseph Anzalone’s life will be conducted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 and Monday, February 17, 2014.