Arthur Joseph “A.J.” Enriques, Jr.

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Arthur Joseph “A.J.” Enriques, Jr.

Arthur Joseph “A.J.” Enriques, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the age of 84. Survived by loving friend, soulmate, and wife of 41 years, Zelma Calegan Enriques. Son of the late Mildred Richard Wright and Arthur Joseph Enriques, Sr., devoted and loving father of Michelle Enriques and Lisa Miceli, Stepfather of Gerald “Jerry” Gruber, Jr. (Clairise) and Glenn “G” Gruber (Lisa), grandpa “Paw Paw” to Joshua Gruber (Sydney), Jordan Gruber (Stori), Calegan Gruber, Patrick Sabo (Caitlyn), Vincent Miceli and Angelina Rodriguez, great grandpa of Cristina Sabo, Zane Sabo, Hailey Pierce, Sidney Rutter, Joel Rutter, Reiser Gruber and one on the way, and brother to Raymond Enriques, Sr. A.J. was a lifelong resident of the Greater New Orleans area in Louisiana, served his country proudly as a member of the Louisiana National Guard, honorably discharged, and was a true entrepreneur as the owner of St. Bernard Optical for over 30 years, and was once selected Optician of the Year. He volunteered his professional expertise and services with Christ the Healer in Nicaragua for several of those years and worked for Kaiser Aluminum in Chalmette for 16 years. Of the things he loved most was fishing, watching the New Orleans Saints and traveling throughout the 50 states and abroad internationally with his most favored companion, “Queenbee” Zelma. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to all those who provided care for A.J., including Harold Moore, Susan Drury and Interim Hospice staff. A.J., you will be forever loved, forever respected and forever missed. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Honaker Funeral Home, 1751 Gause Blvd. West, Slidell LA. Memorial gifts may be made to Inerim Hospice and Alzheimer’s Association. Please visit www.honakerforestlawn.com to sign the guestbook.

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