Rosemary Compton
Rosemary Compton
  • February 9, 1940 - February 15, 2017
  • Gretna, Louisiana

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Rosemary "Rose" Manale Compton entered peacefully into heaven on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 43 years, J. Chris Compton, Sr. Daughter of the late Josephine Maggio Manale and Peter J. Manale, Sr. She was born on February 9, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a resident of New Orleans, Marrero and Terrytown, Louisiana until her passing. Loving mother of Jay S. Compton (Lety), Jody J. Compton (Margaret), Chris Compton, Jr. (Janice), Jason C. Compton, Sr., estranged son Jeff Compton, Sr. and daughter Jacquelyn Compton. A proud grandmother of Jason C. Compton, Jr., Jacob R. Compton, Olivia G. Compton, Mina Compton, Jimmie Compton, Jeff Compton, Jr. Sister of Peter J. Manale, Jr.,(Jenny). She is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.
"Rose" worked as a Legal Secretary for many years for an Attorney's office and retired in 1974 to start her new job as a Homemaker to raise 6 children. She enjoyed gardening, crafting, loved to dance, and she loved being with family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM.
Visitation from 9:00 AM until Mass time. Interment will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Jefferson Parish SPCA, 2701 Lapalco Blvd, Harvey, LA 70058. Express condolences at