Virgie, age 81, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Ponchatoula went to her Heavenly Home on Friday, January 17, 2014 at her residence. She enjoyed making everyone laugh, playing games with her family and friends. Virgie was loved by everyone and will be missed very much. Virgie is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Neel and husband Charles, Mary Foret, Sharon "Chili Pepper" McKinzie and husband Phil; sons, Lester Foret III and fiancée Dawn, Robert Foret and wife Alicia; sister, Lillian Morris; brother, David Schwartz as well as her grandchildren, Damon Pontiff, James David Keyes, Amanda Elizabeth Neil, Ashley Brown, Lester Foret IV and Kaitlyn Foret; 5 step-grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Preceding Virgie in death were her husband, Lester Foret, Jr.; parents, john and Virginia Schwartz; brother, Joseph and John Schwartz and her sister, Rose Schwartz Lampo. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home in Ponchatoula on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 beginning at 10:00 am until the funeral service at 12:00 pm. Interment to follow in Parklawn Cemetery. Condolences and other information are available online at www.thompsoncares.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, 2014