Published 12:04 pm Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Marie Katie (Catherine “Kit”) Vicknair Ducote, 81, passed away in peace on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Paul Ducote; mother of Robert Ducote and wife Terri, William Ducote and wife Rebecca, and David Ducote; grandmother of Jennifer, Ashley, Matthew, Andrew, Jeffrey, Jacob and Dylan; and great grandmother of Alex, Grace, Brennan and James.

Ducote was the daughter of the late Joseph Denis Vicknair and Justine Brady Vicknair; sister of James Carroll Vicknair, Drew Vicknair, Carl Vicknair, Peggy V. Teen, Love Joy V. Catoire, Anita Ann V. Abreo, Susan V. Kinney , Nancy V. Duhe, and the late Joseph Denis “J.D.” Vicknair Jr. and Joseph Melvin Vicknair.

A native of Reserve, she was a resident of Marrero for 41 years and Hammond (Live Oak Village Assisted Living) for the past two years.

She will be forever remembered by her family and friends as a kind, compassionate, caring and courageous lady.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 23, at St. Peter Cemetery, 1550 Highway 44 in Reserve.

The Ducote family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Live Oak Village of Hammond.