Earline Jeansonne Silva Roniger

Earline Jeansonne Silva Roniger entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the age of 89.  She was a resident of St. Bernard Parish, LA for 55 years and was currently residing in Jefferson Parish, LA since Hurricane Katrina.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 32 years, Walter Silva, whom his children loved and miss every day. Loving mother of Arthemise McNeely (Kevin), Eldon Silva (Donna) and the late Donald Silva (the late Carol). Daughter of the late Gilbert and Gladys Jeaneau Jeansonne.  Identical twin sister of the late Irene Gremillion.  Sister of Mary Dean Watts, Myrtle LaBorde and the late Clifton Jeansonne.  Proud grandmother of Scott Silva (Vickie), Faith Cutrera (Nick), Troy Silva (Shannon), Jarrett McNeely, Adele Silva and Mary Silva.  Great grandmother of Sarah and Luke Cutrera and Alley and Bailey Silva.

In 1981 she married John “Jack” Roniger and together they enjoyed 8 years of a loving marriage.  We all loved Pa Jack.  She loved her stepchildren, John “Johnny” Roniger (Bootsy), Elizabeth “Sissy” Melerine (Ronald) and all the Roniger family.

She will be always remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt.  She loved her nieces and nephews. She spent her life devoted to her family as a loving homemaker.

The family would like to express our gratitude to the staff of Colonial Oaks Living Center, Jefferson Parish, LA and the nurses of Hospice Associates, Greater New Orleans Region.

Funeral services were held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Monday, January 31, 2017. She was laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.