Mary Elizabeth Piot Thiel

Mary Elizabeth Piot Thiel passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the age of 72.  Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some way throughout her life. She is the cherished wife of 52 years to Johnnie R. Thiel Sr.  Loving mother of Johnnie R. Thiel Jr.  Proud grandmother of Kayla Rose Thiel. Daughter of the late Rosalie Cusimano Piot and Frank Piot Sr.  Sister of Bernadette Radosta, Catherine Naquin, Robert Piot, Tony Piot and the late Frank Piot Jr., Joseph Piot and James Piot. Beloved aunt of Nina, Bruce Jr., Frank Jr. Walter Jr. and Patricia. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many cousins, relatives and dear friends.

Mary was a native of New Orleans, LA and a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish before settling in Slidell, LA. She enjoyed a 22-year career at Jeanfreau’s Meat Market in Chalmette. She was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a friend of many, who treasured her family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, January 28th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., followed by a funeral mass in her memory beginning at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be private. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit