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Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA

OBITUARY

Gayle Braniff Dupre

September 25, 1939November 1, 2019
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Gayle Braniff Dupre, age 80, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She is survived by her loving and devoted daughter Jeannelle M. Dupre. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years John Allen Dupre, and was the daughter of the late Thomas G. Braniff and Flo Zemmer Braniff, she is also preceded in death by her aunt Merle Z. Rodrigue. She is survived by her brother, Bill Braniff and her sister-in-law Clara D. Palmisano along with a host of nieces, nephews and her faithful canine friend Pursie.

Gayle was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, worked as a bookkeeper for 48 years at Sears Roebuck & Company, and was a parishioner of St. Edward the Confessor Parish. Born in New Orleans and a longtime resident of Metairie, Louisiana for the past 47 years. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, Louisiana on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00 am with Visitation with the family beginning at 9:00 am - 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Head and Neck Cancer Fund at Ochsner Cancer Institute. Gifts can be mailed to Ochsner, 1514 Jefferson Hwy., BH 607, New Orleans, LA 70121. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, 120 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana. Condolences may be left for the family at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her loving and devoted daughter Jeannelle M. Dupre. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years John Allen Dupre, and was the daughter of the late Thomas G. Braniff and Flo Zemmer Braniff, she is also preceded in death by her aunt Merle Z. Rodrigue. She is survived by her brother, Bill Braniff and her sister-in-law Clara D. Palmisano along with a host of nieces, nephews and her faithful canine friend Pursie.
  • DONATIONS

  • Head and Neck Cancer Fund Ochsner Cancer Institute

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Rite of Committal Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Memories

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Gaye Prieur

November 6, 2019

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

Belinda Bonnette

November 5, 2019

My dearest memory is of Gayle, John, and siblings all gathered around my Aunt Vivian's kitchen table talking, eating, and playing cards! Gayle was a beautiful lady inside and out!! We will miss you!

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