Leona Bourg Majoria passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Feb. 20, 2019.
She is beloved wife of the late Murphy Ernest Majoria; mother of Murphy Majoria (Phyllis), Marc Majoria (Patsye), Shea Majoria (Marlene), Karen M. LeGlue (Carroll), Barry Majoria (Amelia), and Dana Majoria (Tina), and grandmother of Troy Majoria, Stacy M. Taranto (Kerry), Murphy Majoria (Rachael), Heather G. Hebert (Duane), Holly M. Matherne (Blake), Philip Majoria, Blake Gervais (Natalie), Lauren Gervais, Mia M. Bell (Derek), Anna-Lisa Majoria, Shea Majoria, D’Elia Majoria, Miranda Majoria, Talia Majoria and the late Chad Majoria. She is also survived by numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
She is the daughter of the late Aubert Claude Bourg and late Leonide Talbot Bourg; sister of the late McCain Bourg (Frances), late Albert Bourg (late Josephine) and late Joyce B. Boudreaux (late Louis); sister-in-law of Anthony Majoria (late Peggy), Camille “Dubby” M. LeBlanc (Lee), and the late Josephine M. Ledet (late Ernest), and late Johnny Majoria (Mamie; mother-in-law of the late Oscar Gervais Jr.
Leona, 93, was just two days shy of her 94th birthday. She is a native of Napoleonville, a lifelong resident of Marrero, La., and resident of Luling for the last 44 years.
Leona will be remembered as a beautiful person, a loving wife and mother, epitome of an elegant lady, a true Southern Belle, and a kind and compassionate friend. She was a dedicated, and faithful parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and generous benefactor of many charities and to anyone in need. She was an accomplished artist who won awards for her beautiful paintings, which were displayed for many years on Royal Street in New Orleans, as well as sold to many national and international collectors. She was also a member of the St. Charles Art Guild for many years.
Also she was an accomplished seamstress, loved to dance and enjoyed traveling, especially with the Sisters on the Fly. She was a wonderful cook having provided countless delicious meals for family and friends. She is dearly loved by many and will be deeply missed by all those blessed to have known her.
Relatives and Friends of the Family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero on Monday (Feb. 25) at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Luling. Visitation will be held at from 10 a.m. until mass time.
Visit www.mothefunerals.com to view and sign the online guestbook. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to St. Jude Children’ s Hospital in her honor.
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