Claire Renton Economides, age 89, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2013. Beloved wife of 54 years to the late Basile J. Economides. Mother of Robert B. Economides, Sr. (Kim), Sandra E. Gleason (Roland) and the late Deborah E. Sonnier. Grandmother of Robert B. Economides, Jr. (Erika), Michael J. Economides (fiancée, Heather), Adam J. Gleason (Jennifer) and Joshua Sonnier. Great-grandmother of Addison and Sophie Economides and Makenzie Gleason. Sister of William Renton (Shirley) and sister-in-law of Bernie Renton. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond, Sr. and Lillian Renton, and her brothers, Raymond, Jr. (Lois) and Edward Renton.
Claire is a native of New Orleans, LA and a longtime resident of Metairie, LA. She was a lifetime member of the Marine Corps Ladies Auxillary, the VFW Post 3267 in Harahan, LA, and the Les Chateau Rouge Red Hat Society. She was the 1st recipient to receive the Volunteer Angel of the Year award in 2007 from the Paul E. Boyd Detachment 579 Ladies Auxillary.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 12:00 Noon. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until service time. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to the
, 110 Veterans Blvd., Suite 160 Metairie, LA 70005 in Claire's honor.