Gerson Lachoff, 84, is laid to rest

GERSON LACHOFF, a retired accountant, passed away peacefully June 12, 2017 at Willowwood in New Orleans. He was 84.

Lachoff is survived by his sister, Benah Klafert, and other extended family members like his nephew, Irwin Lachoff (Judith).

A graduate from Tulane University, he became an accountant for Lykes Brothers Shipping for more than three decades. Lachoff was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He enjoyed living life to the fullest and was a longtime member of the Krewe of Caesar, an avid bowler with B’Nai Brith, an inveterate bingo player, a world traveler, and a Saints season ticket holder from the very beginning.

Graveside services were held at the Old Beth Israel Cemetery, 4321 Frenchmen Street, on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Rabbi Gabriel Greenberg officiated. Condolences may be expressed online at For more innformation, call  835-2341.

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