Judith Ann Dufrene
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Judith Ann Dufrene
  • August 29, 1938 - August 14, 2017
  • Lafitte, Louisiana

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Judith "Judy" Ann Richards Dufrene entered peacefully into heaven on Monday, August 14, 2017. A loving mother of Ronald "Jug" Andrew Dufrene, Sr. (Jan). A proud grandmother of Ronald Andrew Dufrene, Jr. (Ashley) Rori Ann Dufrene Phillips (Norwood "Junior"), Randon Anthony Dufrene (Jena) and great grandmother of Ronald "Drew" Andrew Dufrene, III, Regan Asher Dufrene, Rowan Alexander Dufrene, Gracie Rose Phillips, Reid Steven Phillips, Evan Joseph Phillips and Wilson John Dufrene. Daughter of the late Mammie Corales Richards Suebe and Alexis Richards. Sister of Corale "Bunkie" Andrew Richards and the late Alexis "AJ" Joseph Richards, Jr. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Age 78, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and resident of Marrero and Lafitte, Louisiana. "Judy" worked as a Jockey Agent for the Horse Racing Association, loved and coached the softball team "Sparks", owned two grocery stores, worked for NASA on the Saturn 5 Rocket, and loved selling her shrimp on the side of the road. She was known as the "Shrimp Lady". She loved her furry companions/kids, Mattie and the late Susie.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Visitation from 9:00 am until Mass time. Interment following in McDonoghville Cemetery, 520 Hancock St.,Gretna, LA. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Jefferson Parish SPCA, 2701 Lapalco Blvd, Harvey, LA 70058. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.