Sam “Sammy” Zanca born November, 7, 1954 – passed away April 6, 2018. Loving father of Giovanni Zanca and devoted companion of Cheryl DeHaven. Preceded in death by parents John and Doris G. Zanca. Brother of Glenda “Gayle” Bartchy (John) and Anthony “Tony” Zanca (Hazel). Uncle to Heather Laborde-Bogan, Eric and Gant Laborde, Lisa Zanca Carter and many great nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Sam was a graduate of the good old days of St. Roch Park. A waiter of 40 years for many of New Orleans’ famous restaurants and a 50 year avid TULANE SPORTS FANATIC (Tulane should name a building in his honor). Sam loved his family and friends through good times and bad and always did the best he could with what he had.
The family wishes to thank Egan Home Health & Hospice for their hospice care.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Graveside Service in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum at the Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4900 Airline Dr., Metairie, LA 70001 on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 12:00 PM.