Iris M. Quinn Braquet Cooley, a lifelong resident of the New Orleans area, passed away peacefully on 1-6-2013 at age 89. Born on 1-16-1923, devoted daughter of the late Arthur H. Quinn and Caroline Gardere, beloved wife of the late Louis J. Braquet Sr. and Archie J. Cooley, sister of the late Patrick, John and Joycelyn Quinn. She is survived by her two loving sons, Louis J. Jr. (Toni) and Gregory P. (Debbie) Braquet, grandchildren Raquel B. Nastasi (Jeff), and Louis J. III (Darla), Matthew, Nathan, and Olivia Braquet, great grandchildren Stella and Priscilla Nastasi, her godchild Judith Wentz, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Orleans Parish Medical Society with 29 years of faithful service, and had previously worked for the Times Picayune.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass in the Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St.; on Friday, January 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am until service time. Condolences may be expressed online at www.schoencanalstreet.com