Eleanor Ann Toussel Coberly

Published 1:26 pm Thursday, February 15, 2018

Eleanor Ann Toussel Coberly joined her Lord and Savior on Feb. 14, 2018.

Eleanor Ann Toussel Coberly

A resident of Gonzales for the last 31 years, “Ellie” was a native of New Iberia and was a resident of St. John Parish for 42 years.

Ellie was the loving wife of William “Bill” Coberly for 31 years; the mother of Joseph G. Roussel (deceased), Brent P Roussel II (Penny), Robert B. Roussel (Joni), and Sean P. Roussel (Mona), and the stepmother of Rodney Coberly, Shannon Coberly and Nathan Coberly; grandmother of Brittany (Derrick) Roussel Gaubert, Blake (Stacy) Roussel, Nicholas Roussel, Aiden Roussel, and Benjamin Roussel; and great grandmother of Caroline, Ava, and Kate Gaubert and Austyn Roussel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred B “Pemon” Toussel and Eunice Domingue Toussel.

She is also survived by her sisters, Barbara Toussel King and Rachel Toussel Rasbery (James).

Eleanor graduated from Leon Godchaux High School in 1958 and Meadows Draughon Business College. In 1958 Eleanor was voted St. John Parish Sugar Queen and went on to represent St. John Parish in the state pageant.

She was retired from Marathon Oil Company after a 20-plus year career in Human Resources.

Eleanor was a Cub Scout den mother and a former member of the Krewe of Isis carnival organization.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Personal Homecare Services, especially Rebecca Rockstead, and St. Catherine’s Hospice, particularly Ashley Aucoin and Melissa Gros, for their exceptional care for our Mom.

A public visitation will be held at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Hwy 44 in Reserve from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, with mass at 11 a.m.

A Catholic burial will follow mass at St. Peter Cemetery in Reserve.

In lieu of flowers, Catholic masses are preferred.

Arrangements are by Millet-Guidry Funeral Home.

To view or sign the online guest book, visit milletguidry.com.