Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 25, 2010

Marjorie “DeeDee” Abadie, 78, passed away Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, at 12:30 p.m. She was a native of Plaquemine and resident of Vacherie most of her life.

Abadie was a retired cafeteria worker for St. James Parish Schools, and a lifelong parishioner of St. Philip Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis Abadie Sr. and Alice Tregre Abadie; aunt and uncle, Elma “Ma” and Florian Tassin; and brothers, Louis Abadie Jr. and Lawrence Abadie.

She is survived by her sisters, Kathleen (Raymond “Peanut”) Chauvin of Vacherie, Helena “Sis” Boudreaux of Metairie, Verena Gulotta of Plaquemine, Melba Langlois of River Ridge, and Lorraine Haydel of Atlanta; cousins, Jerry, Daphne, and Claire Tassin; and many other cousins, nieces and nephews.

Abadie was a member of Catholic Daughters of America and Court St. Philip Catholic Daughters No. 1504. The family wishes to thank the caring staff of Riverlands Community Care Center of Lutcher and River Regions Hospice of River Ridge.

A funeral Mass was held Friday, Sept. 24, at St. Philip Catholic Church, Vacherie. Interment followed in St. Philip’s Mausoleum, Vacherie.

Family and friends may offer condolences online at www.hcalexanderfh.com. H. C. Alexander of Lutcher, in charge of arrangements.