Mary Goldie Auzenne|
March 14, 1928 ~ May 31, 2014
GRAND COTEAU - Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 7, 2014 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau, LA for Ms. Mary Goldie Auzenne, 86, who entered eternal rest on Friday, May 31, 2014 at St. Martinville Rehab and Nursing Center in St. Martinville, LA.
Interment will be in St. Leo the Great Catholic Cemetery in Leonville, LA. Rev. Derrick Weingartner, S.J. will conduct the Mass of Christian Burial.
Goldie was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA until Hurricane Katrina, where she then became a resident of Sunset, Louisiana for the past eight years. She attended St. Katherine Drexel Elementary School and then Holy Ghost Catholic High School. In 1957, she graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and later she received a Master of Education and a Major in Library Science both from the University of New Orleans.
Goldie is survived by her brother, Peter Wilbert Auzenne (Genevive) of Baytown, TX; a sister, Beatrice A. Williams of New Orleans, LA; a sister-in-law, Alma Auzenne of El Monte, CA, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Goldie was preceded in death by her parents, Pierre Auzenne and Irene Lemelle Auzenne; four brothers, Leon Golbert, Andrew, Everett Gabriel, and Clarence Auzenne; one brother-in-law, Dr. Wydell L. Williams and one sister-in-law, Ozel Auzenne.
Visiting hours will be observed from 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM, Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Williams Funeral Home in Opelousas, LA. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 AM.
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Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Home of Opelousas, 817 E. South St, 337-942-2037
Published in the Daily World on June 6, 2014