Rebecca Heaton McGuire
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Rebecca Heaton McGuire
  • October 25, 1956 - December 31, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Rebecca Heaton McGuire entered eternal life on December 31, 2017 at the age of 61. Beloved mother of Christopher L. Genard (Ashley), Emily G. Francingues (Scott) and Benjamin M. Genard (Meghan). Devoted grandmother to Lily, Eli and Wyatt Francingues and Joshua Genard. Sister of Henry F. Heaton (Erin). She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark P. McGuire, her parents, Edwin Sr. and Janet Heaton, sister, Bridget H. Schommer, and her brothers, Edwin H. Heaton Jr. and Alex M. Heaton. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.



She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, grew up in the Carrollton area and spent the last 30 years in Lakeview. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Dominican High School and St. Mary Dominican College in New Orleans. She was Queen of the Krewe of Carrollton in 1972.



Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at Lake Lawn Metairie, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the New Orleans Lympho-Maniac Cancer Fund, www.lympho-maniac.com, in her honor would be greatly appreciated.