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In Memory of

Elmera Myrtle Taylor Todesco

December 10, 1924 - November 26, 2016

Obituary


Elmera Myrtle Taylor Todesco passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 26, 2016. She was 91 years old. Beloved wife of James Todesco for over 65 years. Loving mother of James "Tony" Todesco Jr. (Pamela), John Todesco, Jerry Todesco (Erica), and Joseph Todesco (Lesley). Loving grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 15. Daughter of the late John and Myrtle Taylor. Sister of the late John Taylor and Albert Taylor. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Elmera was a native of the Irish Channel and resident of Metairie for the majority of her life. Her and...

Elmera Myrtle Taylor Todesco passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 26, 2016. She was 91 years old. Beloved wife of James Todesco for over 65 years. Loving mother of James "Tony" Todesco Jr. (Pamela), John Todesco, Jerry Todesco (Erica), and Joseph Todesco (Lesley). Loving grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 15. Daughter of the late John and Myrtle Taylor. Sister of the late John Taylor and Albert Taylor. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Elmera was a native of the Irish Channel and resident of Metairie for the majority of her life. Her and her four sons travelled to many stations with her husband during his tenure in the United States Navy. She devoted her life to caring for her loving family, and enjoyed tending her garden. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Christopher Catholic Church. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial from LEITZ-EAGAN Metairie, 4747 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, on Friday morning, December 2, 2016 at 11:00. Visitation will begin at 9:00. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park, New Orleans. An online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.