Dorothy Taquino



Age: 81


Summary: civic leader and mother-in-law of former St. Mary Parish, Louisiana assessor candidate Jerry Guillotte who was among one of 135 remaining persons reported missing and presumed dead in the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Katrina tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in late August 2005 causing unprecedented death and destruction along the U.S. Gulf Coast with the highest number of lives lost and the most severe damage took place mostly in New Orleans, Louisiana where the flood protection system failed, in which it was ranked as one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States.



Cause of Death: Drowned in the floodwaters during Hurricane Katrina


Born: October 26, 1923


Died: August 29, 2005


Location: Arabi, Louisiana