Marion Helmstetter Allerton, beloved mother of Gaynell Allerton Wragge (Robert) and William Allerton III (Connie), died on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at the age of 93. She was a native of New Orleans and resident of Westminster Tower Apartments in Kenner. She was the devoted grandmother of five adoring grandchildren: Sheryl Wragge Gravois (Brian), Amy Allerton Janusa (Michael), Timothy Allerton (Kelly), Sean Allerton, and Colleen Allerton; and loving great-grandmother of Brittany, Paul, and Mark Gravois and Jacob and Allyson Janusa. She is survived also by a sister-in-law, Anna Allerton Chauvin, and devoted nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was the wife of the late William Allerton, Jr.; daughter of the late Gustave and Eliza Helmstetter; sister of the late Mae Tassin, Margaret Di Benedetto, Mildred Sialle and Gustave W. Helmstetter, Sr.; and sister-in-law of the late Hilda Allerton.
A funeral mass at Schoen Funeral Home and interment at Greenwood Cemetery were held privately for family. To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.schoencanalstreet.com.
The family asks all friends who wish to remember her to have masses offered for her intentions. Mass enrollment is available at St. Dominic Church or through the Southern Dominican Province at www.opsouth.org.