Doris Jastram Fillar

Doris Jastram Fillar passed away peacefully on January 18, 2017 at the age of 92.  She was the cherished wife of the late George John Fillar.  Loving mother of the late Johnny Raymond McDonald. Beloved Mother-in-law of Edda McDonald. Daughter of the late Rodney Jastram and Thelma Bennett Rodriguez. Sister of Margaret W. Bourgeois and the late Edward S. Winstine.  Proud grandmother of Doris McDonald Ellis, Carla McDonald D’Arensbourg and the late Johnny Raymond Bennett McDonald. Devoted great-grandmother of Joshua Stephen McDonald, Zachary Stephen Cavanaugh, Meagan Ellis Palmeri, Jacob “Dink” Martinez, Donald Anthony Ellis Jr. and Bennett Rose McDonald Oalmann.  Loving great great-grandmother of Sophia McDonald, Paisley Palmeri, Jaxx Ellis and Mia McDonald. Doris is also survived and fondly remembered by members of the Bourgeois Family, Lentz Family, along with many cousins, relatives and dear friends.

She will be deeply missed by her family and by all those whose lives she touched.  She was well loved, and affectionately known for her good nature and generous heart.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a gathering to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Monday, January 23rd from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., followed by
a graveside service beginning at 11:00 a.m.  She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband and son in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit