On Friday, June 6, 2014, Anna Melerine was called home to heaven to join her eternal loved ones at age 79. She was a lifelong resident of Delacroix Island and wife of Clinton (Buddy) Melerine for 60 years. Mother of the late Barry Melerine, also survived by Donna Melerine, Pam and Philip Mones, Clinton and Stephanie Melerine, Philip and Mary Melerine. Grandmother to Tiffany and Mike Carrasco, Victoria Melerine, Philip and Kim Mones, Jason and Amanda Mones, Clinton Melerine Jr. and (Jamie), Ryan and Lindsi Melerine, Maegan Melerine and (John Paul). Great-Grandmother of 10. Sister of William and Nancy Martinez, John Martinez, Bobby and Sylvia Martinez, the late Alvin Martinez and Nancy Winkler. Daughter of the late William and Lelia Martinez. Beloved Aunt and Nanny to several nieces and nephews. As everyone knows, you entered her home and became her family. Her greatest joy in life was taking care of cooking and spending time with her family. Her definition of family – "is a place to go where one will always feel at home, there you will find someone to talk to, and a shoulder to lean on, where love is spoken and laughter is heard. Memories are born there that we hold on our hearts forever and you are loved unconditionally! She will truly be missed. In Memory of her, Always cherish your family and count your blessings." Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 12:00 PM at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2805 Bayou Road, St. Bernard, LA 70085. Interment in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements by Bagnell & Son Funeral Home of Covington, LA. To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.bagnellfuneralhome.com.
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Bagnell & Son Funeral Home
75212 Lee Road (Hwy. 437)
Covington, LA 70435
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from June 11 to June 14, 2014