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Martin Herbert Cross Jr.
August 17, 1942 ~ November 2, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Martin Herbert Cross Jr., 81, of Abita Springs, LA., passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was a native of New Orleans, LA., a longtime resident of Chalmette, LA. and a resident of Abita Springs, LA. Martin is a member of St. Jane de Chantal Catholic Church in Abita Springs; LA. and he was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a United States Army Reserve Veteran and was honorable discharged in 1967. Martin retired from Kaiser Aluminum Plant as a Foreman after over 30 years of service. He was an avid golfer, was a diehard LSU Fan, enjoyed duck hunting, cooking, spoiling his Grandson and visiting with family and friends.
Martin was preceded in death by his Parents, Martin & Rose Trovato Cross and his Sister, Frances Cross.
He is survived by his Wife of 57 Years, Gayle Hebert Cross of Abita Springs, LA., Sons, Gregory Michael Cross and wife Yvette of Covington, LA., Jeffrey Martin Cross of Mandeville LA., Grandson, Blake Martin Cross of Covington, LA., and numerous other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 10, 2023, at 10:00 AM with a Rosary at 10:30 AM followed by a Memorial Mass at 12:00 PM at St. Jane de Chantal Catholic Church, 72040 Maple Street, Abita Springs, LA., 70420. Father Ken Allen will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or at www.diabetes.org
Arrangements are entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home of Covington, LA.