Louise “Minnie” Chauppetta Brulte passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 7, 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 was the loving and devoted mother of Barbara B. Guerra and the late David L. McQuaig and Kenneth J. McQuaig, Jr. Mother-in-law of Melvin Guerra, Jr. Loving and proud grandmother of Collin Guerra, Christian Guerra, Brittney McQuaig, Kenneth McQuaig III, Heather McQuaig and Derrick McQuaig. Sister of Gerald Chauppetta (Marie), Jeffery Chauppetta (Rosie) and the late Charles Chauppetta, Richard Chauppetta (the late Susan), Larry Chauppetta (Sandra) and Steve Chauppetta. Daughter of the late Charles and Louise Menant Chauppetta. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Louise was born in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. She was a wonderful mother, adored grandmother, loving sister & aunt, and a great friend to many. She was well loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
The family would like to express deep gratitude to Concerned Care Hospice and the Riess Family for their loving care and compassion during this difficult time.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2805 Bayou Rd., St. Bernard, LA on Thursday, May 11th from 10:30 a.m. – noon, followed by a funeral Mass in Louise’s memory beginning at noon. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to the Ochsner Foundation Radiation Department / Cancer Services at 504-842-7117 or giving.ochsner.org.
To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com