Irene Evan Phan passed away on June 5, 2018 surrounded by her family in Metairie, Louisiana. She worked for many years at the Houston Hilton Hotel before moving to New Orleans where she became a hair stylist. She worked hard to provide a better life for her family and worked to sponsor her brother and nephew for U.S. citizenship. Her dream was to have all her family come to America from Vietnam.
Irene is survived by her sons Dung Phan (Darlene) and Thai Phan; and grandchildren Phiyen Nguyen, Christina Theresa Phan, Angela Marie Phan and Jonathan Phan.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lavang Catholic Church 6054 Vermillion Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70122. Visitation will be held at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70001, on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday June 8, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will be held prior to mass on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.