Mary Jurado Bourquard passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the age of 86. She was the cherished wife of 47 years to the late Richard “Buddy” Bourquard Sr. Loving mother of Michael J. Bourquard (Belinda), Steven J. Bourquard Sr. (Donna), Judy B. Walker (Brad) and the late Richard C. Bourquard Jr. Daughter of the late Michael and Carrie Jurado. Sister of Sylvia Peralta, Clarence Jurado and the late Lawrence Jurado, Alfred Jurado, Benjamin Jurado and Cecile Martinez. Proud grandmother of Blake Bourquard (Amanda), Paige Bourquard, Steven Bourquard Jr. (Kerri Lynn), Brooke Delaney (Rhett), Richmond Walker, Michael Walker (Jason), Jennifer Pasquale (Frank), Tracy Marshall, Justin Wichterich, Kelly Bourquard, Michelle Bourquard and the late Gregory Bourquard. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends and especially her longtime companion Ray Manuel.
Mary was born in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. She was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother and sister, who loved her sewing and treasured her family.
Relatives and friends wer invited to attend a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., followed by a funeral Mass in Mary’s memory beginning at 1:00 p.m. Mary was laid to rest with her beloved husband in a private ceremony. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.