Janet Mae Schexnaydre Schaefer, age 77 years old passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at home in Slidell with her family at her side. She is preceded in death by her parents, Peter Alcide Schexnaydre and Victorine Marie Sarrazin, her husband James "Larry" Schaefer and grandson Joshua Hayes: six brothers, Percy, Peter, Alan, Noble, Gerald and Joe and two sisters, Geraldine and Irene. She is survived by two brothers, Glynn and Irby and one sister Mercedes. Also survived by her children, Tarra (Bob) Summerfield, Kenneth (Toni) Schaefer, Martha (John) Briggs, Beth (Lennon) Byrd and her grandchildren, Jessica (Mark Wilson) Hayes, John Robert and Matthew Briggs, Robi and Ali Byrd, Jamie Rabaca, Michael (Amy) Mourain; her great-grandchildren, Kaden, Kendall and Justin. And too many nieces, nephews and friends to list. At Mom's request, a private Memorial gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers and cards, please send donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN in her memory.