Mildred Rita Wasson
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Mildred Rita Wasson
  • October 13, 1921 - May 1, 2017
  • Marrero, Louisiana

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Mildred Rita Calegan Wasson passed away peacefully on May 1, 2017 at the age of 95.
A devoted wife of the late Guild Wasson of whom she will be reunited with in heaven. She is the loving mother of Gilda Peavy, Ronald Wasson(Nora), and Kim Alfano. A proud grandmother of Jerry Morel (Lisa Savoie), Sherry Wasson Lewis (Jonathan), and Sandy Wasson Galland (Paul); Great-grandmother of Kailyn Morel (Robbie), Seth Lewis, and Dominic Galland.
Mildred is preceded in death by her parents, Josephine Sara Lorido Calegan and Leonce E. Calegan and by her brothers and sisters; Ernest Calegan, Hilda Calegan Hunsinger, Virginia Calegan Davis, Ruth Calegan Wilks and Leon Calegan. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a resident of the Greater New Orleans area. Mildred "Ms. Millie" worked as a telephone operator for Bell South in New Orleans, Louisiana until she married and became a homemaker. She enjoyed bowling, vacations/traveling, gardening, and mostly spending time with her family especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:00 am, visitation from 9:00 am until Mass time at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA Interment following in St. John Cemetery, Hope Mausoleum, New Orleans, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, donations to your church for Masses or a charity of your choice. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.