Salvadore Sal Trapani
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Memories & Candles

“I remember he always made me feel welcome in his home. Always jovial and trying to make you smile. You could tell he was very proud of his beautiful...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Walter J Lorino Jr Rph - slidell, LA

“It was always a delight to see Mr. Sal at the restaurant. He will be missed!!! My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Laura Roots, Ye Olde College Inn - LA

“Dear Lisa,Gina,Toni,and Sal, This is Mary,the dental hygienist from Dr Raphael's office. I know I haven't seen you guys in years,but I remember...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Vinet - Metairie, LA

“Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Love, Leigh and Mike Vaccaro ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Leigh Vaccaro - Hillsdale, NJ

“I wish I could think of a single high-point in the time I spent with Sal. Unfortunately, I can only recall dozens, and not a single one stands...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jack Rivera - Cary, NC

“Sal, thank you for your sincere friendship, smile, and contagious laugh through the years at St. Matthias and the number of reunions since. We all...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Honore Lartigue - Memphis , TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Shelly Evans - Sarasota, FL

“Dear Gina and Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all. With Deepest Sympathy, Ray & Debbie Turner ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Turner - Sarasota, FL

“Thoughts and prayers to your family. I am very sorry for you loss. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Couvillion Tracey

“Sweet "Big Sal" - Rest In Peace. Thanks for sweet memories you made with my dear husband Jack and your love for our family. You will be missed. ...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Elaine Rivera - Cary, NC

“Goodby old friend. You will be missed by your St. Matthais brothers. May God bless you and the angels meet you at heavens door. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Phil Fonte - Slidell, LA

“A great friend to all of us from St. Matthias school days & even in adulthood at our St. Matthias reunions. Sal will be sadly missed. Gerald...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Gerald McGittigan - Baton Rouge, LA


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Salvadore (Sal) Gerald Trapani, a native of New Orleans and resident of Metairie passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the age of 75. He is survived by his son Salvadore J. Trapani and daughters, Lisa Shumate, Gina Moore and Toni Trapani. He is also survived by his brother Joseph Trapani and half-brother Victor Trapani, sons-in law Chris Shumate and Jerry Moore, his wife of 30 years Barbara Alleman and grandchildren Capt. William Shumate, Jr. and wife Jacqueline, Caroline Shumate, Alexander Moore and Ashton Trapani.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Antoinette Trapani Moore and Victor Trapani and stepfather Raymond Moore. He was born July 24th, 1937 and graduated from St. Matthias Elementary and De La Salle High School where he was active in the Alumni Association. He worked in the vending business most of his career and never met a stranger. Sal was loved by all who knew him for his kind heart and sense of humor. He will be greatly missed.