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James Antonio Viera

February 21, 1956 — November 18, 2022

James Antonio Viera, 66, passed away due to medical complications on November 14, 2022, at his home in Metairie. Visitation will be begin at 12:00 followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 pm Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Mothe Funeral Homes-Algiers, 1300 Vallette, New Orleans. James was born on February 21, 1956 to his parents, Dr. Raul and Iris Viera in New Orleans. He was a 1974 graduate of Shaw High School. He joined the US Navy in 1975 and was attached to the VP-16 in Jacksonville, FL. He was deployed in 1977 to Keflavik, Iceland, where he served as part of a special force unit until honorably discharged in 1978. He was preceded in death by his father Dr. Raul J Viera and his brother Dino Viera. He is survived by his mother Iris, his brother, Raul (Mella) and his sister, Iris Viera Szachacz along with a nephew Raul Joseph Viera, and 2 nieces, Elizabeth Viera Anderson and Ana Maria Szachacz. James never skipped the opportunity to entertain those around him with his humor and wit. He will be sorely missed by friends and family. And to those in the afterlife, get ready because ready or not, here comes James! May he rest in Peace. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Southeast LA Veterans Health Care Systems, 2400 Canal St., N.O. LA 70119-6535 ( ). Family and friends may view and sign the online guest book at .
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Saturday, November 26, 2022

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