Zulema Maria Rodriguez Loup
Zulema Maria Rodriguez Loup
  • September 28, 1928 - March 2, 2014
  • Louisiana

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Zulema Rodriguez Loup, departed this life on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the age of 86. She was the daughter of the late Amado and Estefane Longoria Rodriguez of Eagle Pass, Texas. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert Joachim Loup, her siblings Amado Rodriguez, Juan Rodriguez, Elisa Munoz and Dora Ramos. She is survived by her sister Eva Garcia of Robstown, TX. Mother of Robert Stephen Loup (Marion) and Yolanda Loup Melanson (Leonard). Grandmother of Stefan Loup, Carolyn Loup, Aleksandr Melanson and Daniel Melanson. Her family would like to thank the staff, nurses and doctors of the St. Joseph Nursing home who cared for her for many years with loving compassion and care. While not being born in New Orleans, but Eagle Pass, TX, she came to the city after WWII with her family and lived there the remainder of her life. After a brief employment with the Remington Rand Corporation she became a career employee of the Louisiana Department of Social Services. She was a devout parishioner of the former St. Frances Cabrini Church in Lakeview. Relatives and friends are invited to a Funeral Mass at Schoen Funeral Home 3827 Canal St, New Orleans on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 12:30 PM. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at the Hope Mausoleum on 4841 Canal St. Condolences may be expressed online at www.schoencanalstreet.com.