Helena Masset Whitaker
1928 - 2021
BORN
1928
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Homes & Crematory - Hammond
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA

Helena was born March 27, 1928, in Jefferson Parish, LA to the late Edward A. and Antoinette Mary Kenny Masset and passed away September 22, 2021, in Tangipahoa Parish at the age of 93.

Helena was a parishioner of St. Margaret's Catholic Church, Albany, LA, a member of over 30 years of the Catholic Daughters of America, Hammond chapter and also a member of St. Jude's Society. Helena served as president of the Ladies Auxillary of Amvets of Springfield for seven terms and as president of the Ladies Auxillary for the Veterans of Foreign Wars for ten years.

She is survived by her children, Mary W. Storey (Tony), Emile A. Whitaker III, Susan W. Asaro (Robert J.), Donna W. Wallace, Terri W. Pritchett, Ginger M. Landry, and Mark S. Whitaker; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; sister, Elaine Rodriguez; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emile Anthony Whitaker, Jr.; brother, John H. Masset; and two sisters, Laura Faust and Dorothy Mentel.

Visitation will be held at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Boulevard, Hammond, LA, Friday, September 24, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Margaret's Catholic Church, Albany, LA. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the March of Dimes.


Published by The Daily Star on Sep. 23, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
24
Visitation
8:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.
Harry McKneely & Son - Hammond
2000 N. Morrison Blvd., Hammond, LA
Sep
24
Visitation
8:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.
Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Homes & Crematory - Hammond
2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA
Sep
24
Mass of Christian Burial
11:00a.m.
St. Margaret’s Catholic Church
Albany, LA
Sep
24
Mass of Christian Burial
11:00a.m.
St. Margaret Queen of Scotland Catholic Church
30300 Catholic Hall Road, Albany, LA
Sep
24
Interment
St. Margaret Queen of Scotland Catholic Church
30300 Catholic Hall Road, Hammond, LA
Funeral services provided by:
Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Homes & Crematory - Hammond
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Every day with you was a blessing, Mama. You are part of my heart. I love you now and forever. Mary
Mary Storey
Daughter
September 22, 2021
Your Tigers and Saints both won for you this weekend, Mama. Love you always.
Tony and Mary Storey
Daughter
September 26, 2021
May God's Holy Spirit bring comfort to your family in JESUS' name
Amelia Rowe
Friend
September 24, 2021
My sincere condolences go out to the family of Mrs Helena. I will continue to pray for peace in your hearts as you move forward in life without your loved one and comfort knowing she is with her Lord and Savior
April Hildebrand
Family Friend
September 23, 2021
I LOVE YOU SO MUCH MAMA!!!!
Donna Whitaker Wallace
Daughter
September 23, 2021
I'm So Lost knowing you won't be physically here! What Do I Do Without You? You Are Pain-free and Have Your Wings! Fly High and I will see you again!!!
Donna Whitaker Wallace
Daughter
September 23, 2021
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