Dorthea Brimmer "Dorty" Lodge was born December 13, 1970 and passed on November 8, 2020 at Ochsner Hospital. She was 49 years old. Dorthea was the daughter of the late Joseph Lee and Agnes Brimmer.The wife of Howard Lodge, Sr., Mother of Reyan (Charles) Eaglin, Haven and Howard Lodges, Jr., sister of Daril, Shelita, Veronica, Selquin and Rontrell (Anna) Brimmer, one aunt Corliss Brimmer, also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.She was employed at Halpins, Delgado Community College Cafeteria and New Orleans Superdome working with Centerplate Catering for the past 13 years until her health failed. She also cooked for the Sixth Baptist Church Bean Ministry, feeding the homeless. She was the founder of "FEEDING NOLA". She fed the homeless and the neighborhood 3 times a week. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Ebenezer B. C., 2415 S. Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125, Pastor Dr. Jermaine Landrum. Officiating Pastor Rev. Dr. Torin T. Sanders of the Sixth Baptist Church. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. and Service starts at 10:00 a.m. All local churches and communities are invited to attend. Burial will be private. Services entrusted to Dennis Funeral Home, (504) 899-8252.
Published in The Times-Picayune on Nov. 20, 2020.