Elaine Conners Mello, our loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 26, 2017 at the age of 92. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some way throughout her life. She is survived by her beloved son, Michael Mello Sr. (Tina); her cherished grandchildren, Michael Mello Jr. (Erin), Kristen Pierre (Ryan); her loving great-grandchildren, Abigail, Olivia and Hunter; her sister, Doris Kahoe; her two loving godchildren, Don Conners and Elaine Ogier; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel J. Mello; her parents, William and Agnes Conners; four brothers, Richard, Irwin, Willie and Buddy; and her sister Amelia.
Elaine was a native of St. Bernard Parish, currently residing in Hammond, LA. She enjoyed the simple pleasures of everyday life and cared deeply for those around her. She was well loved and will always be remembered for her loyalty and dedication to her family, her loving spirit, her laughter, and spoiling the grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Cannon Hospice along with a special thanks to her niece Kim Zulli and the staff of Pass Oaks Personal Care. Your kindness will never be forgotten.
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 Friday, June 30, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., followed by a funeral service in Elaine’s memory beginning at 1:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.