Shirley G. Mongogna
Shirley G. Mongogna
  • January 9, 1924 - September 26, 2017
  • Kenner, Louisiana

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Shirley G. Mongogna passed away on September 26, 2017 at the age of 93.

She was born in New Orleans to her parents Joseph and Cecile Golay. Shirley married the love of her life, Joseph Mongogna, with whom she shared many wonderful memories during his career with the United States Navy.

Shirley was known for her faithful devotion to the Catholic Church and for opening her heart and home to many friends over the years. One of her greatest joys in her life was spending time together with family during summer vacations and hosting Sunday spaghetti dinners. She also enjoyed traveling with her daughter, especially trips to Destin and Houston to spend time with her grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Joseph; her son Joseph, Jr., her brother Sidney and her parents.

She is survived by her children Jeanne, Christopher, Anthony and Lucille as well as many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. Shirley was a kind and gentle person who was adored and loved by all. May she rest in peace.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans, on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 12pm followed by the interment at All Saints Mausoleum. Public visitation will be from 10:30am until service time.