Rosemary M. Kilcoyne
Rosemary M. Kilcoyne
  • March 23, 1930 - November 24, 2017
  • Madisonville, Louisiana

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Rosemary M. Kilcoyne went to her heavenly home on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the age of 87.

She was born in Shreveport, Louisiana to the late Sam and Carmen Messina. Rosemary moved to New Orleans at the age of 12 and resided in Metairie until she moved to Ponchatoula in 2010.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, William Kilcoyne; Grandchildren, Brooke Hennigan and Clay Hennigan.

She is survived by her children, Stephen Kilcoyne (Sandra), James Kilcoyne (Margaret), and Judy Larson Harris (Brent); Grandchildren, Geoffrey Larson, Jr., Michael Larson, Matthew Kilcoyne, Joshua Kilcoyne, Jessica Bowen, Trey Hennigan, Martha Kilcoyne, Zachary Harris, and Madelyn Harris; Great grandchildren, Madison, Noah and Ann Catherine Hennigan, Brooklyn Cagle, Lilyanna and Loxley Bowen.

Rosemary and her husband owned and operated the family business, Messina Drayage Company in New Orleans. After retirement, she dedicated many hours as a volunteer for Doctor’s Hospital/East Jefferson General Hospital in the gift shop.

Rosemary loved sharing stories of her travels, and making friends wherever she went. She will be fondly remembered for her many delicious meals she shared with her family and friends. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the compassionate staff at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

In honor of Rosemary’s wishes, a private family graveside service was held. For those so desiring, donations may be made to the charity of choice in memory of Rosemary.

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