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Michael Pizzolatto

August 28, 1951 — February 9, 2024

New Orlean

Michael Pizzolatto, born in Jennings, LA on August 28, 1951, passed away at his home in New Orleans on Friday, February 9, 2024, at the age of 72 following a recurrence of cancer. Mike’s final months were spent surrounded by a wide circle of family and friends recalling shared memories and adventures.  

Mike lived a life of service to his family and community. As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, he cared for thousands of patients during a five-decade career in Louisiana and Arkansas. As a husband, father, brother, uncle, or neighbor, Mike served as a steady presence and generously offered his time to those in need. He was known for a bone dry sense of humor and an endless curiosity about the world around us. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Joy Landry Pizzolatto; children, Michael Pizzolatto (Danielle), Sarah Pizzolatto, Luke Pizzolatto (Cara); grandchildren, Gabriel, Cecilia, Dominic, Noelle, Corinne; siblings Stephanie Parrino, Connie Getter (Robert), Mark Pizzolatto (Marie), Peter Pizzolatto (Mary), Theresa Galvis (Salty); as well as numerous loving nieces, nephews, and other family members.  

Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Suzanne Pizzolatto; siblings, Nicholas Pizzolatto Jr. and Elizabeth “Beth” Chauvin; and Brother-in-Law, Peter Parrino.   

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at St. Jules Catholic Church in Belle Rose, LA from 10:30 until Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00. Entombment of the urn to follow at the church Mausoleum.   

Arrangements entrusted with Church Funeral Services of St. Amant, LA.  

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