Joyce Mary Donaldson

Joyce Mary Donaldson, 84, passed away Jan. 26, 2018.

She is survived by her siblings, Arthur L. Donaldson (Elaine), Jeri D. Landry (Coy), and Doris D. Menezes (the late Bob). Nieces and nephews, Debra Calkins (Scott), Lori Dowden (the late Paul), Arthur L. Donaldson (Amy), Sharon Caughman (William), Don Paul Landry, John Landry (Jenny), Robert Menezes Jr. (Cheryl), Mark Menezes (Yun), Donah Barrios (L.J.), and Lewis Menezes (Sharon).

She is also survived by 13 great nieces and nephews and three great-great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Elizabeth Marchand Donaldson and two sisters Ruby and Norma Donaldson.

Joyce was a member of the Ovation Community Chorus, Metairie Music Club and Melodears, Nifty Fifties, Sacred Heart of Jesus Altar Society, Sacred Heart of Jesus Choir, and the St. Charles Borromeo Funeral Choir. She loved singing, her family, and watching football. She will be remembered as a kind and generous woman and will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know her.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Norco on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 9 a.m., a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Destrehan. Following services there will be refreshments at the Ormond Plantation Carriage House. Condolences may be expressed at


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