Leah Buras Trentacosta, 85, a resident of Avondale, La, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Leah is survived by her husband of 67 years, Eunice (Trent) Trentacosta, her daughters Becky (Bubby) Timothy, Nadine (John) Dufrene Lataxes, Jeanine (Jeff) Maxwell, and daughter-in-law Jean Trentacosta.
She was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy in 1952, a devout catholic and recipient of the St. Louis Medal. Leah was a parishioner of St. Bonaventure Church where she taught Catechism for 15 years. Leah lived life to the fullest through the simplest of pleasures; traveling with Norman and Anna Theriot, chatting with her friends, spending time with her family. She left a lasting impression on every person she met in her lifetime. She was a devoted grandmother to Matthew (Hope) Timothy, Shanelle (Paul) Fernandez, Georgiana (Bobby) Tassin, Sayde Trentacosta, Sophia Trentacosta, Joseph Dufrene, and Mary (Blake) Ory. She leaves behind a host of great grandchildren who she adored. Leah is predeceased by her parents Joseph and Sophie Buras, son Frank Trentacosta, grand-daughter Eugeunie Dufrene, son-in-law Steve Dufrene and Godchild Mark Yuncevich.
A Celebration of Life Mass will be held in her honor January 11, 2020 at St. Bonaventure Church, 329 S. Jamie Blvd. Avondale, LA. Visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. and Mass at 11:00 a.m. Immediately following, we will gather by her final resting place St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119. JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenfh.com