Elouise Alexander Fiffie was born on September 28, 1930. She departed this life on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at the age of 91. Elouise Alexander Fiffie, was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Joseph Paul Fiffie, Sr., and their son Joseph Paul Fiffie, Jr. She was the mother of JoAnn Fiffie Proctor and the late Joseph Paul Fiffie, Jr. (Vanessa Butler Fiffie). Elouise graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She worked as a teacher in the St. John the Baptist Parish Public School System and retired after 35 years of dedication. She also taught religion class at St. Philip Catholic Church in Vacherie, LA for several years. Elouise was an active member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Court 66, Mayflower Benevolent Society, and The Wantu Wazuri Teachers Organization. Left to mourn her passing and cherish her memories are her daughter, JoAnn Fiffie Proctor; grandchildren, Aletrus Proctor Galloway (Patrick), Ahzric C. Proctor, Ashton C. Proctor, and Tai Fiffie Boyle (Jarvin); 2 great-grandchildren, Kamryn Fiffie-Knighten and Jari Boyle, and a host of Godchildren, other relatives, and friends. She was also preceded in death by parents, Bertha Becnel Alexander and Florient Alexander; siblings, Lawrence AlexanderPerkin Alexander, Morris Alexander, Florient Alexander, Clinton Alexander, Emelda Alexander Louper, and Lydia Alexander LaGrange. Elouise never met a stranger. She loved talking, enjoyed people and was fiercely protective of her family. The family would like to thank the following facilities for the excellent care that Elouise received: Hospice Specialists of Louisiana, (Susie, Misty) At Home Healthcare Stephanie St. James Parish Hospital, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, and KPC Promise Hospital of Baton Rouge (Jennifer Gorman). A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at St. Philip Catholic Church, 1175 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090 at 11am. Visitation from 9am-11am. Entombment to follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery, 2349 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049. Final care and professional services entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Hwy., Gramercy, LA 70052. "When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure!" To share condolences and thoughts, and to sign guestbook, please visit www.treasurefunerals.com
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Published by The Times-Picayune from Jan. 12 to Jan. 15, 2022.