Mary Louise Hingle Buras, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 16, 2012 at the age of 98.Beloved wife of the late Hypolite (Polo) Buras; mother of Melvin H. Buras (Gloria), Glenda B. Sessum (Robert, Jr.), and Kenny J. Buras (Penny); grandmother of Dawn Marie Bujol (Michael), Matthew H. Buras, Christopher G. Kaupp (Gina), Gregory J. Buras, David E. Buras, Cortney E. Sessum, Amy M. Buras, Alexander B. Buras, and the late Noelle Buras; step grandmother of Rhonda S. Breaux (Christopher), Steven J. Sessum (Wanda), 13 great grandchildren and 6 step great grandchildren, and a great great granddaughter Ahna Grace Buras; Daughter of the late Edna and Capt. Arthur Hingle; sister of the late Mable Ricord, Inez Alphin, Arthur Hingle, Jr., Delworth Hingle and Walter Hingle. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and other loving family members.
A native of Burrwood, LA and a resident of the New Orleans area for the past 60 years. She loved cooking, playing bingo and being with her family and friends. She lived her life to the fullest.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Visitation and Funeral Mass. Visitation will be at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. and at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 11:00 A.M. to 12:15 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 4640 Canal Street, New Orleans on Wednesday, November 12, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. Interment will follow in St. Vincent de Paul #3 Cemetery. The family wishes to express its sincere appreciation and gratitude to the Staff of Canon Hospice. Condolences may be signed online at www.schoencanalstreet.com.