Phat Thanh Vu, a resident of Metairie for 44 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the age of 78.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, one brother and a granddaughter.
He is survived by his loving wife, Cuc “Cookie” Chung Vu, their six children and their spouses, eighteen grandchildren, a great-aunt and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
An accomplished man in many ways, Phat served as the Mayor of the Province of Phuoc Tuy in Vietnam. A devout Catholic, he was a dedicated parishioner of Our Lady of the La Vang Church, even serving as the President of the Men’s Club. Phat was easy-going and fun-loving. There were few things he loved more than spending time with his grandchildren. Phat will be missed by all who knew him.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, November 16, 2019 beginning at 9:00 AM at Our Lady of La Vang Church, 6054 Vermillion Blvd in New Orleans. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Garden Of Memories Cemetery in Metairie.