Michael James (Jimmy) (Mike) Mancuso, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 1:45 p.m. at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Bluebonnet in Baton Rouge, LA. He was 72 years old, a native of Baton Rouge and a resident of Prairieville, LA. He served in the LA National Guard and retired after 30 years at Pepsico/Gatorade. Visiting at Ascension Funeral Home, 426 West New River St. Gonzales, LA, on Friday, July 21, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Visitation will resume Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until funeral service conducted by Deacon Claude Bourgeois at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Prairieville Community Cemetery located behind St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hwy. 73, Prairieville, LA. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 52 years, Edna Babin Mancuso; daughter, Jaime Lynn Mancuso Morgan and husband, Jamie; sons, Michael J. Mancuso, Jr. and wife, Sheila Perkins Mancuso, Tyler J. Mancuso and wife, Tammy Briscoe Mancuso, Stephen A. Mancuso and wife, Luca Lindner Mancuso; sisters, Linda Smith, Vickie Seale and Tammy Ringo; brothers, Ronnie Mancuso and Larry Mancuso; grandchildren, Michael and Mitchell Mancuso, Rosemary, Lenke, and Bruno Mancuso, Brian and Carter May. He is preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Hazel Mancuso; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clarence J. and Dessie Clayton Babin. Pallbearers will be his grandsons along with Matthew and Mark LeBlanc, Danny Defelice and Ronnie Mancuso, Jr. Special thanks to Dr. Harold D. Brandt, and the staff at the Baton Rouge Clinic, the ICU-C Unit at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center for the care and concern given to Mr. Mancuso at this difficult time. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Baton Rouge, 9063 Siegen Lane Baton Rouge, LA 70810, https://hospicebr.org/give/donations/. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.ascensionfuneral.com.
Great boss really cared about his General Foods people in Memphis.
Mike JenningsBARTLETT, TN
Ron and the rest of Jimmy's family. I am so sorry for your loss. Bev Varnado
Belvarie VarnadoBaton Rouge, LA
Edna and family, we are so very sorry for your loss.
There are no words that could possible be said, only we are sending our
heartfelt prayers and love to all.
Phillip & Elma (Babin) OckmanGonzales, LA
My condolences are with you, Jaime and your family.
Demetrious Moses-ThomasDutchtown, LA
So sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Catherine BarchfeldHouston, TX
Don't grieve for me, for now I'm Free.
I'm following the path God laid for me.
I took His hand when I heard him call,
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day,
To laugh, to love, to work or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way.
I found that place at the close of day.
If my parting has left a void,
then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
Ah yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow.
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life's been full, I've savored much.
Good friends, good times,
a loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief.
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up you hear and share with me...
God wanted me now,
He set me free.
Jolee Mullins ComeauxPrairieville, LA