Sunday, September 03, 2006

Joseph J. Rostan, Jr. Obituary

Joseph J. Rostan Jr.

Joseph J. Rostan, Jr., JR., of Slidell, LA died on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at his residence. Husband of the late Dorothy M. Rostan. Beloved Father of 2 Daughters: Toni R. Prince, Greenwood, MS, Georgia R. Pichon, Slidell, LA. Father-in-law of Anthony Prince and C.J. Pichon.
Son of the late Joseph J. Rostan and Frances Bozic and step-mother Antoinette M. Rostan. Brother of the late August John Rostan.
Also survived by 4 grandchildren: Christian Pichon, Ryan Self, Lindsie Self, Brittney Pichon, 3 great-grandchildren: Madeline Pichon, Hunter Self, and Angele Hoover, many nieces, nephews, and friends. Age 83 years. Raised in Cain, Pennsylvania and resident of Slidell. A U.S. Army Veteran serving during WW II in the European Theater with the 82nd Airborne Paratroopers. While parachuting into The Battle of the Bulge he was wounded. Recipient of the Purple Heart. Retiree of Martin Marietta Manned Space Systems. Parishioner of St. Genevieve Church. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services at HONAKER FUNERAL HOME,1751 GAUSE Blvd. WEST (IN FOREST LAWN CEMETERY), Slidell, LA on Saturday, March 25, 2006 at 7:00 P.M. Visitation on Saturday evening from 6:00 P.M. until funeral time. Interment with Military Honors in New Hope Cemetery, Greenwood, MS on Monday, March 27, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. Masses preferred, in lieu of flowers. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Inc., Slidell, LA.
Published in The Times-Picayune on 3/25/2006.