Vivian Cortez
Vivian Cortez
  • November 29, 1926 - February 8, 2017
  • Westwego, Louisiana

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Vivian Marie Griffen Cortez passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the age of 90. She was the beloved wife of the late Floyd "Blackie" Cortez for over 60 years. She was the mother of Linda Boudreaux (Herman), Katherine Cortez Guidry, and Rebecca Cortez Swire. She was the grandmother of Shane Boudreaux, Ryan Boudreaux, Erica Guidry-Littlejohn, Evan Guidry, Nicholas Gaspard, and Dustin Gaspard, as well as 10 great grandchildren. She was born and raised in Westwego, the daughter of the late Walter E. and Antoinette Tassin Griffen. Sister of Cleo Garst, as well as the late Arthur Griffen, Walter Griffen, Edwin "Pete" Griffen, Mabel Zeringue, and Delphine Ledet. She was a retired school bus driver for Jefferson Parish.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM. Interment will be in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice. Express condolences at