Home
Services
St Brigid Catholic Church
4735 Cass St
San Diego, CA 92109
Resources
More Obituaries for Noel Donovan Stuart
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Noel Delery Donovan Stuart


1928 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Noel Delery Donovan Stuart Obituary
Noel Delery Donovan Stuart December 22, 1928 - July 31, 2018 La Jolla Noel Delery Donovan Stuart, age 89, died peacefully surround by her loving family on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at her home in La Jolla, CA. Noel was born on December 22, 1928 in New Orleans, LA, to Noel Livaudais Delery and Louis John Delery. Her mother died four days later, and she was adopted by her aunt Olive Livaudais Donovan and Royal Edward Donovan. All four of her parents predeceased her. Noel was a graduate of Sophie B. Wright High School and of Newcomb College of Tulane University. Following her college graduation, she married the love of her life, Paul Sardius Stuart Jr. on June 11, 1949 in New Orleans. During the earlier years of their marriage, Noel and Paul lived in Norfolk, VA, St. Louis, MO, Pittsburgh, PA, Pascagoula, MS, Hingham and Milton, MA and Idaho Falls, ID, before settling in La Jolla in 1966. Paul predeceased Noel on February 2, 2003.Noel was a substitute teacher when first married. Then she concentrated her attention on raising her family. Once in La Jolla, she became a real estate broker and active church member. When retired, she enjoyed singing in the church choir and taking painting, computer and ballroom dance classes. She also attended weekly Bible classes, which created a beautiful community of dear friends. Noel was known for her love of family, singing, art and dancing. She will be greatly missed.Noel is survived by her children: James Edward Stuart (Mary Jo Bjornstad), Walter Livaudais Stuart (Pam Stock), Paula Anne Stuart and Marie Joyce Stuart Walby (William G. Walby IV); grandchildren: Michael Roy Stuart (Kelly Cochran), Jeffrey Brian Stuart, Jennifer Lynn Stuart Sullivan (Matthew), Jill Audra Stuart Giles (Ben), Timothy Robert Stuart, Erin Michelle Stuart Miller (Jason), Lauren Marie Stuart, Clifford Vernon Naiman, Bridget Lynn Naiman, and Sarah Anne Naiman; six great-grandchildren: Layla Aryn Giles, Declan Andrew Giles, Jameson Parker Sullivan, Carter James Sullivan, Henry Wade Stuart and Logan Walter Stuart. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Winifred Kelly Delery of Metairie, Louisiana and many cousins and nieces and nephews mostly in Louisiana. Noel was predeceased by her siblings, Louis John Delery Jr., Edward Joseph Delery (Clare), Elaine Marie Delery Guillory (Ellis), Judge Oliver Stanislaus Delery, Albert Thomas Delery (Dorothy), and Richard Delery who died in infancy; and her son, Robert Donovan Stuart. A celebration of life Mass will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Brigid Parish Church, 4735 Cass Street., San Diego, CA 92109, followed by a reception. Contributions in memory of Noel may be sent to Smile Train at www.smiletrain.org/donate. Remembrances of Noel may be sent to her family at 414 Camino de la Costa, La Jolla, CA 92037, or by email at [email protected] Please sign the guest book online at legacy.com/obituaries/ lajollalight .
Published in La Jolla Light on Aug. 16, 2018
Read More