Dolores Dufaut Early
Dolores Dufaut Early
  • January 17, 1926 - September 23, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Dolores Dufaut Early, 91, passed away on September 23, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Emile and Lena Dufaut; husband, Albert R. Early; brothers, Bertrand E. Dufour, Jules Dufaut and Matthew J. Dufaut; sisters, Victoria Dufaut and Lucille D. Parker, her adoptive mother, Dianne Rothschild and her beloved show poodle, Neghi.

She is survived by her nieces, Janis D. Kugle and Dolores D. Putman (John); nephew, Robert E. Dufour (Tina); her late husband’s niece, Sharol David (Earl) and other great nieces and nephews.

Dolores loved growing up in the French Quarter and later received an award from the Vieux Carre Commission for the restoration of her home on Dauphine Street. She loved a good laugh and discussing her life experiences over a Whiskey Sour.

The family would like to thank all of the caretakers and friends for their help and support.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans. Visitation will be held prior to the service and will begin at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Louis Cemetery #3, New Orleans.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Michael Special School, or 1522 Chippewa St, New Orleans, LA 70130