Ruth L. Belsome Sevin began her eternal journey on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Robert "Bobby" J. Sevin for the past 54 years. She was the loving mother of Linda Matula (Rick), Laura Michel (the late Jesse), Lionel Sevin, Mary Heirsch (Vicky and the late Ray), Lydia Sapia (Tim), Helen Jackson (Carrol) and the late Lucie Sevin. Daughter of Paul and Lucie Belsome. Grandmother of Ashley Jernigan, Jeremy Guillot, Jodi Davenport, Brandon Painter, Brandi Painter, Nikki Sevin, Monique Heirsch, Monika Savarino, Tiffany Sapia, Timothy Sapia, Tasha Becnel, Tara Cook and the late Baby Jay Orgeron and the great-grandmother of 15. She was the sister of Paul Belsome, Jr., Adele Wells, the late James Belsome, and Louise Newman. She is survived by a host of loving and devoted nieces, nephews and friends. She had a special closeness with Susan and Mike Guillot, and niece Roberta Belsome who was called home at the young age of 19. She was a native of Barataria and a resident of Marrero for the past 65 years. Ruth was a Parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church where she also attended school. She was the former Vice Chief Ranger of Catholic Order of Foresters Court No. 1988 as well as a member of the International Poetry Society. Relatvies and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Westside Leitz Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM. At 11:00 a Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Chapel of the funeral home. Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery in Gretna, LA. Condolences may be offered online at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Egan Hospice.