Anita McDonald Dunn
Anita McDonald Dunn
  • March 6, 1920 - February 15, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Anita McDonald Dunn passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the age of 96. She and her husband moved to New Orleans in 1950 where she fell in love with the city and knew this is was where her heart and soul belonged. She resided in Old Metairie for 64 years before moving to Poydras Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband Cyril F. Dunn. She is survived by her two daughters Diane Dunn Rankin (Alex) of High Point, NC and Susan Dunn Hayne (the late Frank) of New Orleans, LA and her Granddaughter Alycia Hayne Swayze (Robby).

Anita was a loving mother and grandmother who was true to her faith, family and friends. Anita was an avid reader, a lover of the arts and an ace bridge player. She was a member of Munholland Methodist church for 66 years. She touched many lives with her generous nature and her fun personality. She will be missed by family and friends.

Special thanks to the staff at Poydras Home who provided a lovely, warm, loving environment for her final years. Also, our gratitude to Valery Collymore her dedicated caregiver.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial service at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be private.

Donations can be made to to Poydras Home or Munholland Church.

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