Monday, February 13, 2017

Andy Gonczi

Andrew Fisher Gonczi, Jr.

March 26, 1921
New Orleans, LA

February 21, 2007
Metairie, LA

1936-37 Jesuit High School - New Orleans (High School)
1947-48 New Orleans Hurricanes (PBLA)

In high school. Gonczi was a skilled tennis and baseball player. Gonczi served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2. After the war, he played with the Hurricanes but was a more skilled basbeall player, playing semi-pro and amateur baseball and softball around Louisiana. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans after the war to get a degree that allowed him to work at the Gold Seal Creamery

He was married to Rosalie Centanni in 1943 and they had two sons and three daughters.

Obituary, Times Picayune, February 24, 2007


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