Cleo G. Elliot
Cleo G. Elliot
  • March 27, 1922 - December 19, 2017
  • River Ridge, Louisiana

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Cleo Marie Geheeb Elliot age 95, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 19 2017. She was a native of New Orleans, a longtime resident of River Ridge and parishioner of St. Matthew the Apostle. She will be remembered by all who knew and loved her for her gentle demeanor, her kind heart and strong faith. Beloved wife of the late Joseph M. “Papa Joe” Elliot, Jr. for 63 years.

Daughter of the late Albert and Cleo Belou Geheeb.

Sister of Julia “Hycie” Geheeb, the late Ellen “Izzy” Geheeb and Irma “Mickey” Geheeb Peltier.

Loving mother of Joseph M. “Jeff” Elliot III (Dee Vern), Al Elliot (Marie), Jorda Elliot (Sue), Ellen Elliot Lulich (John). Thomas “Tom” Elliot (Heidi), Theodore “Ted” Elliot (Kelly). Adoring Grandmother of Jodee, Sadie Sedley (Matt), Todd, Jorda Jr. (Alexandria), Nicole Verges, Madeline, Paige, Connor, Emily and Caroline. Great Grandmother of Siena Sedley. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Cleo was a graduate of Holy Angels Academy and devoted the rest of her life to her family.

Her family extends a special thank you and appreciation to all of her caregivers who helped make her final days comfortable. Cleo will be dearly missed and forever kept in our hearts and prayers.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans, on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 2pm. Public visitation is from 12pm until service time. Following the service, interment will take place in Metairie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, masses and prayers are appreciated.