Beryl Paulin Chaix
Beryl Paulin Chaix
  • September 2, 1926 - March 25, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Beryl Paulin Chaix entered the Lord’s heavenly house on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Rene Whitney Chaix, Jr. Loving mother of Susan Chaix Kleamenakis (Michael) and Bryan William Chaix (Michelle). Grandmother of Michael Kleamenakis, Jr. (Lauren), John Kleamenakis, Matthew Kleamenakis, Stephen Kleamenakis, Brandon Sigrest, Brienne Chaix, and Lindsay Chaix. Great grandmother of Braylee Chaix. Sister of Beverly Paulin Musso, and the late Sherwood Paulin, Shirley Gauthier, Jacquelyn Plaisance, and Claire Paulin. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John William Paulin and Blanche Marie Ducournau Paulin; sister-in-law, Louise Clements Paulin; brothers-in-law, Anthony Musso, John Swanford, Vance Gauthier, and Percy Plaisance.

Beryl was born and raised in New Orleans. She worked for 40 years at Domino Sugar and retired in 1985. Beryl was a founding member and lifelong parishioner of St. Angela Merici Catholic Church. She volunteered for many years at East Jefferson General Hospital and Doctor’s Hospital. She also participated in league bowling for more than 70 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 1:00PM. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Serenity Senior Residence, 3949 Meadowdale St., Metairie, LA. 70002 and /or Holy Cross School, 5500 Paris Ave., New Orleans, LA. 70122.

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