Thelma Marie Englert Archer
Thelma Marie Englert Archer
  • April 12, 1924 - October 28, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Thelma Marie Englert Archer died peacefully on Saturday afternoon, October 28, 2017 at the age of 93. Thelma was born in New Orleans to the late John A. and Irene Verneuille Englert. She was the loving wife of the late John Joseph Archer, Jr.; beloved mother of John J. Archer III (Anna), Mary A. Bourg (the late Robert), Judelyn A. Graffagnini (William), Catherine A. Denny (Thomas), and Christy A. Gab (Wayne); grandmother of Charlotte, Mary Anne, Christian, Colette, Shawn, Bryan, Heidi, Stacy, Craig, Amy, Scott, Katie, Chrissy, Sarah, and Johnny, and great grandmother of twenty-four; sister of John J. Englert, and the late Irene E. McCann, Evelyn E. Wilkes, Rita E. Archer, and Joseph A. Englert. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Thelma was born and raised in New Orleans, and resided in Metairie since 1973. She was a devout Catholic, with a strong devotion to the Blessed Mother and the rosary. Thelma treasured her family, and was a cherished wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and an excellent role model. She will be dearly missed by all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 1:00PM. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, Masses are preferred.

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