St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens

701 W Virtue ST, Chalmette, LA


Lois Bendily Vinot

January 13, 1926February 6, 2020

Iris Lois Lee Bendily Vinot passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the age of 94. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some way throughout her life. She was the cherished wife of 35 years to the late Rene A. Vinot Jr. Loving mother of Vada Kahrs (Donald) and the late Rene A. Vinot III. Daughter of the late Clinton William Bendily and Ruby Jon Patterson Bendily. Sister of the late Helen Amie, Lucy Mathies, Bessie Dupuy, Floyd Bendily, Charlie Bendily and R.J. Bendily. Proud grandmother of Tammy Vega, Calvin Vega, Kate Vinot, Felicia Vinot and Crystal Vinot. Great grandmother of Tamara Lee. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Lois was born in Walker, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish before settling in Cabot, AR. She enjoyed a long career as a demonstrator for several grocery stores, along with her memberships with the VFW and AARP. She was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, who treasured her family. She will be deeply missed by her family and by all those whose lives she touched.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, February 15th from 9:00AM – 11:00AM, followed by a funeral service in Lois’ memory beginning at 11:00AM. She will be laid to eternal rest with her beloved husband and son in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.


  • VISITATION Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, February 15, 2020


Lois Bendily Vinot

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Sara Levron

February 15, 2020

RIP Mrs. Lois!! You are so loved by the Levron family, you made my grandfather and your husband, Wilsey Levron, very happy while you two were together! I know you two are bowling up a storm up there! Your sweet soul will be missed by everyone you came into contact with!

Walter Landry

February 13, 2020

RIP Aunt Lois from the Landry family.
I remember living around the corner and having good times with Uncle Rene & Aunt Lois, Little Rene & Vada.
Lou & I will always remember Aunt Lois & Uncle Rene hosting our wedding reception.
Aunt Lois was remembered fondly at last weeks reunion of "Mawmaw's" grandkids.....it's a small world.
Sadly we have all moved on in our lives & lots of time has passed since we saw her, but she is remember very fondly.

Thelma Lee

February 9, 2020

To the family and friends of Lois My heart and thoughts are with you all. She was a very loving lady and I was glad to call you my sister-in-law You were a part of our Levron family You made my brother Wilsey very happy and I enjoyed sending weeks at a time with you both in Picayune You are very loved and will be missed RIP lovely lady and fly high with your beautiful angel wings in Gods heavenly lamd Thelma Levron Lee Violet , La.