George Leo Landry

February 22, 1938 - January 10, 2013
George Leo Landry


George Landry of Alexander Place, Wilmington, NC, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Landry was born in Brookline, MA, to the late Leo Landry and Marie Benoit Landry. He proudly served for twenty years in the US Marine Corps as a Master Gunnery Sgt. which included three tours in Viet Nam. He also retired from the New Hanover Sheriff’s Department where he served 26 years.

In addition to his parents,George is also predeceased by a son, Steven Landry, and a brother, Paul Landry.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Della Landry, of the home; one son, James Landry, and wife, Betty, of Fishers IN; two daughters, Wanda Monks, of Anchorage, AK, and Christine Holt, of Wilmington, NC; two sisters, Josephine Connors, of Newton Highlands MA, and Louise Coull, of Natick, MA; six grandchildren, Shara Lynn Stewart, Stephanie Sargent, Brandon Monks, Ryan Landry, Victoria Holt, and Collin Holt, and four great grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service with honors by the New Hanover Sheriff’s Department at 6 PM, Wednesday, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Graveside services with military honors will be 12 PM, Saturday, at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, NC.

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  • January 17, 2013
    Bruce & Betty Redl says:
    Jim & Betty Our Sympathy in the loss of your Father. We hope you both are feeling good. Our love & prayers Bruce & Betty

  • January 25, 2013
    Nancy Endres says:
    Jim, Betty and Ryan My deepest sympathies for your loss.

  • January 18, 2013
    Mary Lou Dance says:
    Della I was sorry to hear of your husband's death. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Mary Lou

  • January 14, 2013
    Brian Tomlonson says:
    Jim, Betty and Ryan, My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. Don't hesitate to contact me if you need absolutely anything or assistance. May God look over you and give your family guidance during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Brian

  • January 14, 2013
    Celeste Watson says:
    Della sorry to hear of your loss. I am a friend and hair dresser of your aunt Callie Gray and I have moved to W/S to take care of special needs grandson. I did your hair some at Cape Fear Hair Styling. I don't forget nice people like you. Again I am so sorry. Will be praying for strength for you and family during this time of sorrow. Celeste