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April 28, 1923 ~ August 16, 2019 (age 96)

A funeral mass celebrating the cherished life of Marguerite Rombach Hathway will be held on August 28, 2019, at The Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor in New Orleans. Marguerite, 96 years young, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019. She was a devoted Ursuline alumnae. Having attended high school and college at Ursuline, she then spent 40 years teaching there. Beloved wife of the late George (Ted) Hathway. Daughter of the late George and Josephine Rombach; sister of the late George Jr., Joseph, Francis and Agnes Rombach; Clare Attenhofer; and Theresa Montgomery. A beloved wife, esteemed educator, loyal friend, and sister, her family will most lovingly remember her role as aunt. Her overly-generous heart will be greatly missed by her nieces, nephews, and their children and grandchildren: Charles, Paul, Thomas and Jeannette Montgomery; Mary Kelly; Patricia Little; Anita Delaup; Elizabeth Bonamour; Catherine Lorio; Laura Gaspard; Margaret Williams; Anne Gilmore; Alvin, Louis and Donald Attenhofer; and Lucille Chaix. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 10-11:00am with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass following visitation at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor 2701 State St., New Orleans, LA 70118. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ursuline Academy or St. Benilde Elementary School. Arrangements by Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp 1600 N.Causeway Blvd. Information 504-835-2341. Condolences may be expressed online at:

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