Marion Recurt Menesses

Marion Recurt Menesses passed away at her home on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the age of 90. Daughter of the late Louis Recurt and Delores Alcorn Recurt Schmidt. Stepdaughter of the late George W. Schmidt (Earline). She was preceded in death by her loving husband Alexander A. Menesses; her son Alex A. Menesses; her siblings Louis Recurt, Catherine Robino, Audrey Lewis and George Schmidt Jr. She is survived by her remaining children Glenda Bringol (Chris), Susan, Michael (Patti) and Pamela (Gigi); her grandchildren Michael (Dana), Brandon (Rita), Victoria, Giavanna and Angelina; her great grandchildren Ayden, Corynne, Rosalina, Alex and Etta; her sister Cleo Watson.

Marion was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish until Hurricane Katrina when she relocated to Lacombe, LA with her family. She was employed by the St. Bernard Parish School Board for over 35 years and was secretary at Borgnemouth Elementary School and then Willie Smith Jr. Elementary School where she made many friends that were very dear to her.

The Menesses family would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to her caretakers Deborah Fulton, Angelle Verret-Denney, Brandi Christy, Anitria Celestine and Michele McDavitt. Also to St. Tammany Parish Hospice and her special nurse Susan Orser and Deacon Dan from St. John of the Cross.

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 Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. A funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit