Anita Reixach Braniff
Anita Reixach Braniff
  • December 4, 1927 - February 7, 2014
  • Mandeville, Louisiana

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ANITA REIXACH BRANIFF passed away on Friday, February 7, 2014, at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Braniff, Jr. and the devoted mother of John (Donna), Suzanne, and Mary Beth Sears (Kenny). She is survived by grandchildren Jarett (Kelly), Jenna (Myers), Kenny, and Danny and great-grandchildren Krispin, Henry, Lorraine, and Ridgeway. She was preceded in death by her parents Josephine and James V. Reixach, her sister, Lucille Westerhaus, and her brother, Marion Deancausse. She is survived by many nieces and nephews including Diane Tomasello and Lynn Gilmore. Anita was a graduate of John McDonogh High School. She retired from Blue Cross and the medical practice of Dr. John Yarborough.
A funeral mass will be celebrated in the Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 12:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at St. Louis Cemetary No. 3. Masses preferred in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be expressed online at
Arrangements under the direction of Schoen Funeral Home, New Orleans, LA.