OBITUARY

Marian Anna Vocke

April 5, 1922July 7, 2018

Marian Laussade Gibson Vocke passed away on July 7th, 2018 at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Jesse Moore Gibson Jr. and Novel J. Vocke Sr., daughter of the late Commander Louis P. Laussade Sr. and Melvina Danese Laussade. Loving mother of Jesse M. Gibson III (Judy), Jeanne Baumgartner (Bill), Karen Guise (Bob) and Gerard L. Gibson (Audrey). Grandmother of Robert, Ryan, Mandy, Gerard Michael, Billy, Kristen, Jesse IV, Monique, Christopher, Jessica, John and 21 great grandchildren. Sister of Louis P. Laussade Jr., Lysle Laussade, and the late Clara Ripp Gremillion, Miriam Rousselle and Jeanne Davis. She was past president of the Gentilly Kaycee Auxiliary, past state president of the Kaycee Council of Auxiliaries and St Raphael’s Church Altar Society. She belonged to La Petite Theater Guild, New Orleans Women’s Opera Guild, St. Vincent’s Guild, Dominican Mother House and a vast number of clubs and organizations. She loved to play cards and was active for over 50 years in Bridge and Canasta groups. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend visitation at Leitz Egan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd. on Tuesday, July 17th from 5 – 8 PM. A funeral mass will be held at Leitz Egan Funeral Home at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 18th with interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Beloved wife of the late Jesse Moore Gibson Jr. and Novel J. Vocke Sr., daughter of the late Commander Louis P. Laussade Sr. and Melvina Danese Laussade. Loving mother of Jesse M. Gibson III (Judy), Jeanne Baumgartner (Bill), Karen Guise (Bob) and Gerard L. Gibson (Audrey).
    Grandmother of Robert, Ryan, Mandy, Gerard Michael, Billy, Kristen, Jesse IV, Monique, Christopher, Jessica, John and 21 great grandchildren.
    Sister of Louis P. Laussade Jr., Lysle Laussade, and the late Clara Ripp Gremillion, Miriam Rousselle and Jeanne Davis.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 17, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, July 18, 2018
REMEMBERING

Marian Anna Vocke

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Donna Dauterive

July 11, 2018

My dear Aunt Marian I’ll miss you so much. Especially our talks and our card games.

You were a Classy and Sassy Lady until the end. I love you.

All love and condolences to Jesse, Bunny, Karen, Gerard and the spouses and grandchildren
Love , Donna

FROM THE FAMILY