Businessman Albert Patent, 79, passes away

ALBERT ELLIS PATENT,  a local businessman, passed away peacefully today, June 1, 2017 at his residence at Sunrise of Metairie, surrounded by his family members.

Patent was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Gayle Karno Patent, and is survived by his children David Patent, Debbie Patent Miller, and Jill Patent and three grandchildren..  He was the adoring grandfather of Sophie Mae, Libbie Rose, and Sadie Bess Miller.

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Patent moved to New Orleans following his graduation from Sam Houston College. He lived most of his life in the Crescent City and worked for Mansfield’s for more than two decades. .

A memorial service will be held at Sunrise, 3732 West Esplanade Avenue in Metairie, LA, on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.. Rabbi Robert Loewy will officiate and a celebration of his life will follow.

Memorial donations to Susan G. Komen New Orleans are preferred in lieu of flowers. Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home of Metairie is in charge of arrangements.

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