ETTA C LURIEAugust 5, 1921 ~ February 12, 2018 (age 96)
Etta Charlotte Lurie passed away peacefully on February 12, 2018. She was born in Lawrence, Mass. August 5, 1921. She became a registered nurse prior to meeting Dan Lurie (now deceased) at a wedding in Carbondale, Illinois. After a long distance courtship, they married and had a loving marriage and wonderful life in Carbondale. They raised three children, Marlene Katz, Joan Album (Jerry) and Bruce Lurie (Martha) before retiring to New Orleans. Etta was first and foremost a mother and wife. Secondly, Etta was an avid bridge player and reader. She is survived by her three children, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 2 pm at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in St. Rose. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shir Chadash Synagogue. Tharp Sontheimer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com. Information call 504 835-2341.