Marie Louise "MaLou" Tureaud Grosch, a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on May 21, 2020, the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ. Marie was a graduate of Tulane University, College of Business Administration. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church for 54 years, and was the bookkeeper at St. Thomas More School for 23 years. She was a lector and cantor at Friday Morning Mass and Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital for many years. She was a member of Sharp Homemakers and Single Seniors. Marie volunteered at St. Joseph Spirituality Center, St. Vincent de Paul Center for the homeless, and was a member of the St. Padre Pio Prayer Group. She was also a member of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Marie is survived by four sons, Jonathan Joseph Grosch and wife Cindy of San Marcos, TX, James Tureaud Grosch and wife Meredith of Alpharetta, GA, David LeBon Grosch and wife Darlene of Lilburn, GA, and Paul Donald Grosch and wife Denise of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Dr. Kelly Grosch and husband Dr. Jeff Thomas, Douglas Grosch and wife Stephanie, Nathan Grosch and wife Haley, Laura Cross and husband Robert, James Grosch and wife Bethany, and their unborn child, Erin and husband Kilian Fitzpatrick, Emily Grosch, Mary Grosch, Daniel Grosch, Hayden Grosch, Haylie Grosch, Johnny Grosch, Nathan Galloway, and Ian Galloway; great-grandchildren, Emilia Grosch, Peyton and Mackensie Cross, and George and Emma Fitzpatrick; two sisters, Barbara Ann Tureaud and Gayle Frances Tureaud; and numerous nieces and nephews including Anne Marie Taglione and Nancy Burns. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Francis Grosch III; parents, Jules Joseph Tureaud, Sr. and Marie Louise LeBon Tureaud; siblings, Juliette Tureaud Leckert, Jules Joseph Tureaud, Jr., and Donald Lee Tureaud. There will be a private service, Mass of the Resurrection, at St. Francis Xavier Church in Metairie, LA on May 26, 2020. Entombment will follow in St. Louis Cemetery #3 in New Orleans. In lieu of flowers, Masses are preferred. Donations may be made to Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph, 3134 Hundred Oaks Ave. Baton Rouge, La. 70808.
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Published in The Advocate from May 23 to May 24, 2020.