Former Kenner Mayor Louis Congemi passes away

Updated: May. 8, 2021 at 10:29 PM CDT
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KENNER (WVUE) -Former Kenner Mayor Louis Congemi passed away, the City of Kenner announced Saturday morning.

The announcement was posted to the city’s government Facebook Page.

“Kenner has lost a good friend with the passing of Louis Congemi, former Mayor and District 4 councilman who also served as a District 4 councilman in Jefferson Parish.”

Mayor Zahn has ordered that flags at all city buildings fly at half-staff in honor of Louis Congemi.

“Louis was a dedicated public servant who helped to move the city forward and will definitely be missed,” the post read.

LOUIS CONGEMI, FORMER KENNER MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER, PASSES AWAY The city of Kenner has lost a good friend with the...

Posted by City of Kenner Government on Saturday, May 8, 2021

Jefferson Parish released a statement saying, “We are saddened to hear that former Jefferson Parish Councilman and Kenner Mayor Louis Congemi has passed away. Congemi served on the Parish Council from 2004 to 2012. He was a dedicated public servant who did so much for our parish and he will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones during this difficult time. Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng has ordered flags at all Parish buildings fly at half-staff in his honor.”

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