Marie Nathlie Calvey
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Marie Nathlie Calvey
  • January 10, 1917 - August 27, 2017
  • Gretna, Louisiana

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Marie Nathlie Allen Calvey, age 100, entered peacefully into heaven on Sunday, August 27, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Walter J. Calvey, Sr. Loving mother of Barbara Calvey and the late Walter J. Calvey, Jr. A proud grandmother John Vincent Bruce, Susan Bruce Harris, Christopher Donald Bruce, Linda Bruce Lauland, Darrin Anthony Bruce, Troy Anthony Bruce, Terrance Davis, Parris Calvey, Krystal Calvey and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Daughter of the late Maria Abadie Allen and Louis Allen, Sr. Preceded in death her siblings; Marion Haydel, Louis Allen, Jr., Irene Mansion, Lillian Williams, Lois Washington, Joseph Roy Allen, Louise Colomb and survived by her sister; Dorothy Scineaux.
A native of Welcome, Louisiana in St. James Parish and a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. She enjoyed life to the very fullest and she enjoyed being with her family and friends. She was best known for her quick wit, best Okra Gumbo, her infamous Millionaires pie and the best Pralines. She will be dearly missed, forever loved but never forgotten.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend as 10:30 Mass on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at
Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA. Interment will be private at a later date. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.