Marie Alfreda Bostick
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Marie Alfreda Bostick
  • March 27, 1926 - December 21, 2016
  • Marrero, Louisiana

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Marie Alfreda Beilenberg Bostick a great heart of 90 years, stopped on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at 4:47 pm, surrounded by her loving family. Daughter of the late Alfred William Bielenberg and Eva Otilda Baehr Bielenberg. Devoted wife of the late Elbert S. Bostick, Sr. A loving mother of Elbert S. Bostick, Jr. (Betty West) and Alfred W. Bostick (Peggy Lee). Sister of Rita Lapara (the late Nicholas J. Lapara, Sr.). A proud grandmother of Brian David Bostick, Jeffrey Lee Bostick (Christine Mencken), Joseph Weldon Bostick, Betsy Cassel Pitts (Eric Pitts) and the late Robert "Bobby" Scott Bostick. A great grandmother of Morgan Ellis Pitts. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Marie was born on March 27, 1926 in Gulfport, Mississippi and was a resident of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish continuously for the last seventy-five years. An avid reader as well as an always eager and competitive recreational sports and crafts enthusiast, she especially excelled at swimming, bowling, hand crafts of all kinds. Family members all through the years were gifted with handmade garments, ornaments and decorations of endless varieties. Raising and training cockatiels and parrots was also a long-time favorite hobby. She herself was our greatest gift. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Michael Special School, 1522 Chippewa St., New Orleans, LA 70118 or Wynhoven Nursing Home, 4600 10th St., Marrero, LA 70072.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Monday, December 26, 2016 at 11:00 am.
Visitation from 9:00 am until service time. Interment following in Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.