Rodel S. Ingersoll
Rodel S. Ingersoll
  • February 19, 1922 - March 19, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Rodel S. Ingersoll, 95, passed away on March 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana at Covenant Home Nursing facility.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry Schwartz and Hilda McCabe Schwartz; husband for over 50 years, Elroy C. Ingersoll, Sr.

She is survived by her two sons, Elroy C. Ingersoll, Jr. (Vicki) and Tommie E. Ingersoll (Lori); grandchildren, Tracey Simko (David), Trudy Ingersoll Melan (Marc), Kelly Swiatkiewicz (Mike) and Alex Ingersoll; great grandchildren, Jordan, Austin, Emma, Ella and Madelyn.

Maw Maw was a parishioner of Jackson Avenue Evangelical Reformed Church and First Trinity Evangelical Church. She also was a past president of the New Orleans Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She very much enjoyed her property in Lake Shore, Mississippi. She also enjoyed dressing up for Mardi Gras and could be found in the Irish Channel on St. Patrick’s Day. She was very fond of her grandchildren and great grandchildren and loved spending time with them.

The family wishes to thank the nurses, CNA’s and staff Covenant Home.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans. Visitation will be held prior to the service and will begin at 9:00 a.m.