Tina Marie Perez Ireland passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the age of 45. Beloved wife of Robert Ireland, Jr. for 18 years. Loving mother of James Harlan Perez Ireland. Daughter of Cheryl Acosta and Joseph Perez, Sr. (Suzanne). Granddaughter of Ursula Repath and the late Leo Ivy Turnbull, Sr. & Herman J. Repath and the late Louis Perez, Sr. & Theresa Marie Perez Jones. Sister of Corey Acosta, Joseph Perez, Jr., Cassandra Perez, Amanda Perez and Melissa Perez. Niece of Gloria Fortuna, Jennifer Jones, Wayne Turnbull (Cindy) and the late Leo Turnbull, Jr., Henry Perez, Benny Perez, Oneil Perez, Sidney Perez, Leroy Perez, James Perez, Louis Perez, Jr., Ernest Rodrigue and Danny Rodrigue. She is also survived and fondly remembered by Lois Jackson (the late John), Mary Spires and many nieces and nephews.
Tina was born on December 17, 1971 in New Orleans, LA. She was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish and a former resident of Grandview, IN for 6 years. She was a graduate of Globe University in Minnesota and Daymar College in Owensburo, KY. Tina enjoyed music and spending time sharpening her firearm skills at the St. Bernard Indoor Shooting Center. She will be forever remembered and deeply missed by her family and friends.
Special thanks to Dr. Marc Matrana and staff at the Benson Cancer Center at Ochsner, Passages Hospice and the St. Bernard Fire Department for their professional care and compassion.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A memorial service will begin at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Benson Cancer Center, www.ochsner.org in memory of Tina. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.