OBITUARY

Christine Louise Munster

April 15, 1915February 18, 2013

Christine Van Vrancken Munster at the age of 97, entered into the hands of our Lord on Monday, February 18, 2013 peacefully at home with her family. She was born on April 21, 1915 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Miss Tenie as she was affectionately known by all was the most patient, loving woman. She was the original owner of Munster's Restaurant and Bar along with her husband the late Ernest P. Munster, Jr. (Junior) Her passion for family, friends, cooking and her pets showed throughout her life. The times she spent at her Three Sons and a Daughter Camp in Little Woods was her sanctuary. A hard-working, strong-willed woman who gave effortlessly to everyone who needed a hand. Her love for the many children from Uptown New Orleans was evident in her tireless energy supporting the many teams that walked on the field at Wisner Playground. She is survived by her four loving children, Ernest John Munster, (Barbara), John Elvin Munster, Sr., Emily Munster Guercio and Malcom Peter Munster, Sr. (Vickie). Her 11 grandchildren; Cherie Munster, John E. Munster, Jr, Ernest J. Munster II, Donna M. Munster, Lisa Guercio Arcemont (Jeff), Bobby Guercio, Jr., Brooke M. Munster, Joey A. Guercio, Jason P. Guercio, Malcom P. Munster, Jr. and Branden M. Munster. Also her 7 great grandchildren; Dianthè Lyn Rose, Alexis J. Arcemont, Analiese C. Arcemont, Ava V. Arcemont, Georgia Guercio, Abigail Rose Harrison and Avery A. Guercio. Also survived by many nieces, nehews, family and friends. Preceded in death by her mother, Emily Thomas Van Vrancken, father, John William Van Vrancken, raised by her step-mother Jeanne Mailhes Van Vrancken, sister Catherine V. Lagarde, brother John Van Vrancken and daughter in law, Ruth Brignac Munster. A resident of New Orleans until Hurricane Katrina brought her to Metairie, Louisiana. She was a devoted catholic and parishioner of St. Matthias Catholic Church, New Orleans, La. The family would like to thank Serenity Hospice Staff for the loving care they gave. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Boulevard, Metairie, La. Monday morning, February 25, 2013 from 9 am- 12 noon. Funeral Mass to be celebrated at St. Philip Neri Church, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie, La at 12:30. Internment at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Mrs. Christine Munster to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, www.phassociation.org Please sign the guest book at www.Leitzeaganfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 25, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 25, 2013
REMEMBERING

Christine Louise Munster

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February 28, 2013

Malcolm and Vicky - My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Karen Young

Wanda Wilder

February 26, 2013

You are in my thoughts and prayers. I feel blessed to have known such a lady as aunt Tenie. Cherish those wonderful memories.

Margie Nussbaum Farace

February 25, 2013

Sorry to hear of the loss of another New Orleans icon! I know her family and friends will miss her.

Jackie & Henry Russell

February 25, 2013

John and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time as you mourn the loss of your sweet mother. Rely on your faith and cherish the memories.

Allan Mangerchine

February 24, 2013

I remember, the roast beef poboys, the 3 coins at the foot foot of the doorway, Tw9-9109,but most of all the kind and loving Ms.Tenie, May God bless you..

Betty Mortillaro-Gilmore

February 24, 2013

Condolences to the family of Miss Teenie. She was a wonderful, sweet person. Being my sister's mother-in-law, she became part of our extended family over 32 years ago. She will be sadly missed.

Betsy White

February 24, 2013

Thinking of you all during this time. God bless!

February 24, 2013

Remembering my childhood days of going to the Munster's Camp on the Lake. I attended school with Emily and our parents were great friends. Now they will all be together at rest in the cemetery across from each other. Sending sincere sympathy from the Eddie and Noelie Melancon family. Jane Melancon Pfeifer

Jane Melancon

February 24, 2013

Remembering the days of my childhood and going to the Munster's Camp on the Lake. Attended school with Emily at St. Stephen. Our parents were good friends for years and now they will be at peace and rest across from each other at the Cemetery. The Eddie and Noelie Melancon family send sincere sympathy at this time for your great loss. Jane Melancon Pfeifer

Jane Melancon

February 24, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.