Don Ray Albarado, Sr. passed away at the age of 63 on Thursday, June 18, 2020 in Gretna, LA. He is the proud father of Don Ray Albarado, Jr. Son of the late Anna Mae Rivero Albarado and Larry Joseph Albarado and the loving brother of Margie Ann Hawley (late, John), Danny Albarado (Lettie), and the late Larry Albarado, Jr. and Ronnie Albarado. Beloved uncle of Michael Bandy, Melissa and Greg Albarado, John Hawley (Tabatha), Lori Ann Wild (Jack), and Angie Mahler (Barnett) and numerous great nieces and nephews.
As a young boy, Don enjoyed scouting and earned the highest honor of Eagle Scout. He loved hunting, fishing, and water skiing. He enjoyed race cars and restoring cars. Don was a great mechanic. He worked as a rubber liner and electrician. He said his greatest pride was his son, the Marine. He would brag about the things his son did as a child and the man he became.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am with a service starting at 1:00 pm followed by interment.
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