Patricia Nicholls Mitchell
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Patricia Nicholls Mitchell
  • February 16, 1933 - December 10, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Patricia (Patsy) Nicholls Mitchell, 84, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Patsy was born in New Orleans, February 16, 1933 to the late Lawrence Drake Nicholls and Alice Valentine Andry. She was preceded in death by her late husband, William S. Rembert, Jr., also from New Orleans and the late Dr. David J. Mitchell; also preceded in death brother, Lawrence Nicholls of Atlanta, GA and sister, Suzanne Nicholls Strange (Geoffrey) of Gainesville, FL.


She is survived by her children; William Stewart Rembert, III, Stephen M. Rembert (Rondi), Nanette R. Bordelon (Stanley) and Patricia R. Angelotti (James); sister, Alice Nicholls Rayer (Thomas); five grand-children and numerous nieces and nephews.


She was a graduate of The Academy of the Sacred Heart and attended Arts School in New Orleans. She and her siblings enjoyed the upbringing they received from their father and aunts, Louise, Marie and Antoinette (Nettie) Nicholls with whom they lived. She was an officer of the Junior League of New Orleans, was an avid Saints fan and season ticket holder from the Tulane Stadium days. In her early career she worked at Hemmingway's, Nu Idea and became the heart of The Rose and The Ring dress shop for 35 years, regularly traveling to New York and Dallas for business. She was the former President of Audubon Golf Club and an active volunteer of Good Shepherd Parish and St. Stephens Church. She loved painting, golf, bridge, Mardi Gras and the Carnival season and traveled the world with her beloved husband, David.


Special thanks to the staff and residents of Lambeth House, Compassus Hospice and Right At Home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her services at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA on Friday, December 15, 2017. Visitation begins at 12 noon, with mass to follow at 1p.m. Interment will be in Donaldsonville, LA the following day.


In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Stephens Catholic Church, 1025 Napoleon Ave. New Orleans, LA.


To view and sign guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com