Mary Jeanette Martin Laird
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Mary Jeanette Martin Laird
  • November 30, 1946 - May 8, 2017
  • Marrero, Louisiana

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Mary Jeanette Martin Laird passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Monday afternoon, May 8, 2017. She was 70 years old. Loving mother Marty Ely, Tadd Ely (Linda), Shane Ely, Jason Laird (Kara), and Joseph Laird (Stacey). Grandmother of Brandi Jackson, Tadd Michael Ely Jr., Rachelle Ely, Paul William Ely, Shawn Anthony Ely, Kailey Lynn Ely, Jenna Shayne Ely, Liam Laird, and the late Shane Ely and Monae Marie Ely. Great-grandmother of 7. Daughter of the late Marie Eunice Perez Martin and Stanley F. Martin. Sister of Stanley P. Martin, Madlin Martin Stewart, Anita Martin Thurmon, John Martin, Emelda Marie Martin Thurmon, Sandra Martin Pitre, James Martin, Perry Martin, and the late Evelyn Martin and Freddy Martin. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mary Jeanette was a native of Lafitte and a longtime resident of Marrero. She enjoyed crafts, decorating, sewing, crocheting, and making things for her family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend who will be greatly missed by all. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service at WESTSIDE LEITZ-EAGAN, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, on Friday morning, May 12, 2017 at 11:00. Visitation will begin at 9:00. Interment will follow in St. Pius X Cemetery, Crown Point. An online guestbook is available at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.