Joycelyn Driscoll Cheramie passed away on June 20, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer at the age of 63. A child of God. She was the devoted and beloved wife of Henry J. Cheramie. Mother and best friend of Jeannie W. Wildey (Scott). Stepmother of Henry "Mike" Cheramie (Tammy) and Chad Anthony Cheramie. Loving grandmother (grammy) of Austin Scott Wildey and Joshua Michael Cheramie. Daughter of Walter E. Driscoll Jr. and the late Joyce B. Gleason Driscoll. Step daughter of the late Aurelia D. Driscoll, Step grand daughter of Helen Danelli. Devoted sister of Robert E. Driscoll (Lynn), Victoria Driscoll Williams (Walter), Catherine Driscoll Verdin (Anthony), and the late Randolph Driscoll. She had many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, all who lovingly called her "Nanny." Above all, she loved the Lord and was well prepared to meet him. At the death of her mother at a young age, she became the matriarch of the family, a role she cherished and bravely accepted. She loved life and fought bravely until the end, never giving up her faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. Joycelyn was a Realtor for 32+ years, the last 10 with Remax Real Estate Partner's Westbank Office. She was a professional who through the years touched the lives of countless area residents and many fellow Realtors, all of whom loved her because of her compassion for others and her kind and gentle personality. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service from the Chapel of Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero LA on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park, Gretna, LA. Condolences may be offered at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.
Contribution can be made to the American Cancer Society
, 2605 River Rd, New Orleans LA 70121. Information (504) 341-9421.