Greenwood Funeral Home in New Orleans, LA

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Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 504-486-0880 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Charlie Eagan

Charlie Eagan

Managing Partner

Charlie is a native and resident of New Orleans. He is married to Jennifer Bodet Eagan and has three children, Joe, Ed and Maura Eagan. He is a fifth generation Funeral Director with over 30 years of experience caring for families in their time of loss. He previously served as President of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Homes, Inc. Recognizing his wealth of experience and strong ties to the community, Greenwood Funeral Home offered Charlie the position as Managing Partner in 2014. Charlie joined Greenwood and continues to meet the needs of his client-families with dignity, empathy and individualized care.

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Jim Lohan (Retired)

Jim Lohan (Retired)

Funeral Director

James “Jim” Lohan was born and educated in County Galway, Ireland. He studied Philosophy and Theology at St. Patrick’s College in Carlow. In 1973, he came to Louisiana to serve in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. He became a funeral director in 2000 and has been with Greenwood for 18 years. He is a member of National Funeral Directors Association and a parishioner of St. Christopher the Martyr Church.

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Jeanne H. St. Upery

Jeanne H. St. Upery

Funeral Director

Jeanne has been a funeral director for 19 years. A graduate of New Iberia High School and Delgado Community College, Jeanne enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Jeanne is a member of Louisiana Funeral Directors Association and National Funeral Directors Association and is a parishioner of St. Angela Merici Catholic Church.

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Bob Gentry (Retired)

Bob Gentry (Retired)

Funeral Director

A native of Nashville, Tennessee and a resident of Metairie has served professional funeral arrangements to families over 30 years in the New Orleans area.  A Vietnam veteran of the U. S. Navy serving with the U. S. Marine Corps.  Former President of the New Orleans Funeral Directors Association, member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars,  Marine Corps League, Knights of Columbus and Harahan Horseshoe Association.  A graduate of Shelby State Community College, Delgado Community College and attended University of California. 

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Floyd Herty, Jr.             (  January 28, 1955 ~ May 27, 2020 )

Floyd Herty, Jr. ( January 28, 1955 ~ May 27, 2020 )

Funeral Director

Floyd William Herty Jr., age 65, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Floyd was born January 28, 1955 in New Orleans, LA and moved to St. Bernard just 10 years later in 1965. He attended Chalmette High School and graduated in 1973.  He went on to earn an Associate of Science degree in Funeral Services and Mortuary Science from McNeese State University in 1975.  He spent the next 45 years servicing families in the the Greater New Orleans area as a licensed Funeral Director.  Floyd spent the last five years serving families from Greenwood Funeral Home in New Orleans.  He was a great man who dedicated his life to helping others in their saddest moments and he was a real comfort during their times of need. Floyd also served his community in many ways. He has been an active member of the St. Bernard Arabi Kiwanis Club for the last 31 years, where he served as both a board member and president in 1995.  He was also the recipient of the Kiwanis Legion of Honor Award in 2014 and 2019.  In 1995, Floyd was the recipient of the St. Bernard Business and Professional Women’s Club “Man of the Year” award.   Floyd was a thoughtful, compassionate, and caring person. Anyone that knew him would say he was someone they enjoyed being with. He was funny and always had a smile on his face.  Floyd never met a stranger and was a friend to all who knew him. He will truly be missed.


Caryl Gerkin

Caryl Gerkin

Office Manager / Funeral Director


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Sylvia Mantia

Sylvia Mantia

Funeral Director


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Pat McMahon

Pat McMahon

Funeral Home Ambassador


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Laura Lamandre

Laura Lamandre

Pre-Need Counselor

Laura Lamandre

Pre-Need Counselor


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Pat Young

Pat Young

Funeral Assistant

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Shannon Bullock

Shannon Bullock

PT Receptionist


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Greenwood Funeral Home
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5200 Canal Blvd.
| New Orleans, LA 70124
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Tel: 504-486-0880
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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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