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Theodore E. "Ted" Landry
(August 4, 1923 - August 22, 2013)

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Theodore E. "Ted" Landry, Jr., 90, of Tempe, AZ formerly of Concord, MA died August 22, 2013 at the Friendship Village Residence in Tempe, AZ. He was was the beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (Higgins) Landry. Born in Baton Rouge, LA on August 4, 1923, he was the son of the late Theodore E. and Lou Bird Landry Sr. He attended Baton Rouge Parochial Schools and graduated in 1940 from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge. In 1949, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University. During WWII he served in the Army Air Corps in North Africa and Europe; later during the Korean Conflict, he served in the US Air Force and was stationed in Hawaii. For many years, prior to his retirement in 1990, he worked as a Permit Engineer at the Environmental Protection Agency in Boston. Previously, he was employed by Lockheed Corporation in CA as a Pyrotechnical Engineer where he designed rocket motors. He was a longtime Concord, MA resident from 1967 until he moved to Tempe, AZ in November 2012. From 1958 until 1967, he lived in Redlands, CA. He enjoyed gardening, travel, and was a avid sports fan. Surivors include his children, Debra Landry of Tempe, AZ, Stephen Landry of Bainbridge Island, WA, and Catherine Landry of Washington, DC, his grandchildren, Christopher Landry of Ann Arbor, MI and Brian Landry of Houtson, TX. He was also the brother of the late Robert D. Landry of Port Allen, Louisiana. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, August 31st, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Holy Family Parish, Monument Square, Concord, MA. Burial will take place following the services at St. Bernard's Cemetery in Concord, MA. Concord's town flag will fly at half-staff on Saturday in recognition of Mr. Landry's service to his country in the US Air Force during WWII and the Korean Conflict. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the West Baton Rouge Historical Association, 845 N. Jefferson Ave, Port Allen, LA 70767, (888) 881-6811,www.wbrmuseum.org. Arrangements under the care of Susan M. Dee and Charles D. Dee, Jr., Dee Funeral Home of Concord, MA. To share a remembrance in Mr. Landry's guest book, please visit www.deefuneralhome.com


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