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February 1, 1926 ~ June 6, 2018 (age 92)

Gertrude “Gert” M. Robichaux Esthey, February 1, 1926-June 6, 2018, was called to heaven to be with our Lord at the age of 92. Native of Kramer, LA and a resident of Harahan, LA for 68 years. Beloved wife of the late Whitney Earl Esthey for 47 years. Loving mother of Velma Nuckley (Felix Jr. “Dustie), Cheryl Boudreaux (Kenneth), the late Leslie Esthey (Paula) and Gina Esthey. Grandmother to 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Youngest daughter of 16 children to the late Alice and Harmogene Robichaux. Preceded in death by sisters Bessie Walker, Stella Babin, Josephine Robichaux, Ella Martin, Marie Robichaux, Rita Bourgeois, Una Grainer, Lucille Grainer, Gladys Hotard, brothers Clarence, Joseph, Octove, Fred, Lema, and Earl Robichaux. Retired from Jefferson Parish Public School System as a cafeteria worker for 20 plus years. The family wishes to specially thank Landmark Nursing Center of Hammond, Heritage Manor Nursing Center of Mandeville and St. Catherine’s Hospice for their care and compassion. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 12:00 noon with visitation beginning at 9:00 am. Interment in Restlawn Cemetery, Avondale, LA. in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America,, in memory of Gertrude “Gert” Esthey. Condolences may be expressed online at Information 504-835-2341.

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