Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA


Elaine Marie Marsilia

May 6, 1932August 12, 2019
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Elaine Marie Marsilia passed away on August 12, 2019 at the age of 87. Beloved wife to the late David Vincent Marsilia for 61 years. Mother of David A. Marsilia (Stephanie), Christopher Marsilia (Jeanine), Celeste Myers (the late Paul), Joseph Marsilia and Justin Marsilia (Kathleen). Grandmother of David Roland, Janel, Jennifer, Rachel, and Sara.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Elaine and her husband travelled a bit before settling in the New Orleans area with their children in 1962. Here, as a family of 7, they took advantage of all the city had to offer, and Elaine also returned to nursing, spending several years at Brown McHardy Clinic. Once retired, she and David enjoyed pleasant years living in Asheville, NC, but always thought of New Orleans as their home. She was a wonderful cook and was talented in sewing and crewelwork.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass, held on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park.

To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.


  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, August 15, 2019

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