On December 4, 2020 God decided he needed another angel and called Ramona Mercadel Brisco to join him in his kingdom. Ramona, born August 7, 1934 in New Orleans, LA was the mother of three children, Albert Brisco Jr., Carl Brisco (deceased), and Dianne Brisco Diggs. She was blessed to see four generations come into the world, she was also one of 18 children. Ramona is predeceased by her parents, Marcel Mercadel, Florence Mercadel Magee, as well as her birth mother, Zelia Jones Mercadel; siblings, Lester, Gerald, Huey, Harold, Leo, George and James Mercadel, Norman Boulieu, Louise Roland and Desirea Vance. She is survived by siblings, Allen, Henry, Armond, Ronald, Raymond, Anthony and Florence Mercadel and Doreen, Charmaine and Gloria Boulier.
Grandchildren include Donielle Thorton, Binyakka Badie, Maia Brisco, Maisha Robinson and Jodi Johnson. In addition she is survived by 20 great-grandchildren and 11 great great-grandchildren. She will be missed by all.
She was employed by Charity Hospital for many years until she retired. In addition, she was a seamstress her entire adult life, sewing was her true passion. In her spare time she loved to go shopping and spending time with her family.
A Funeral Visitation will be conducted at St. Peter Claver Church, 1923 St. Phillip St, New Orleans, LA 70116 on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am followed by Mass at 10:00 am.
Ramona will be laid to rest in Restlawn Park Cemetery in Avondale, LA immediately following.
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