Yvonne P. "Mamaw" Grundy
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Yvonne P. "Mamaw" Grundy passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the age of 94. Wife of the late Edwin M. "Poppy" Grundy for 56 years. Mother of Marilyn Viosca (Rene), Edwin Grundy, Jr (Irene), Julie Giroir (Mike), and Yvonne Fletcher (James). Grandmother of Kristen Fuller (John), Chuck Viosca (Becky), Edwin Grundy, III (Lauren V.), Reny Grundy-Nagalingam (Shiva), Christian Grundy (Lauren D.) Mickey Giroir (Mary), Heather Bennett (Andrew), Katie Freeman (Derek), Vanessa Richard (Brian), and Casey Fletcher (fiancé Rob Clayton). Great-grandmother of Zachary Fuller, Madi, Christopher, Alyssa, and Gabriella Viosca, Reagan, Rachel, and Miles Grundy, Rohan and Niam Nagalingam, Judah and Nathan Grundy, Kaleb, Katherine, Abigail, and James Giroir, Joshua, Anna, David, Joseph, Samuel, and Benjamin Bennett, Sebastian, Keating, and Victoria Freeman, Caroline, Madeleine, and Camille Richard. Aunt of Gene Patterson. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert P. and Magdalen Taquino Poupart, and her brother Albert Poupart, Jr. She was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Baton Rouge since 2013. For many years, she was active in the Suburban Homemakers Club. She loved to bake, and shared her goodies with everyone. Family always came first, and if you visited her home, you quickly became one of the family. She will be lovingly remembered for her generosity and her sense of humor. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 1 PM. Visitation begins at 11 AM. Interment will follow Mass. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your local food bank or St Jude Children's Hospital. To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.

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Published in The Advocate from May 12 to May 15, 2019.
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May 16, 2019
Willa Richardson Whealdon Estates Retirement in Baton Rouge, where I enjoyed her anise cookies each Christmas.
May 15, 2019
Dear Grundy Family - we are so sorry for your loss.
Brad & Josette White
May 14, 2019
Yvonne is a lovely lady and a special person to all of us. She will surely be missed. Fond memories will always be in our hearts. Always ready with a joke to tell, a cup of coffee and a sweet treat. It has been a blessing to know her. When you hear a gentle rumble up above you can be sure Yvonne is sharing a joke and there is laughter in the sky. Rest in Peace sweet lady.
Gina and John Bolian
May 14, 2019
Yvonne, Julie and family, I am sorry to hear about the loss of Mrs. Yvonne. I always enjoyed visiting with her at Whealdon Estates. She always had a smile and always had time for a conversation. My prayers are with your family.

Laurie Petty (daughter of Naomi Roubique)
Laurie Petty
May 13, 2019
I will forever remember this colorful hilarious great lady. I feel humble that she welcomed me warmly in the family and l will forever remember my first visit down in Louisiana were we became buddies...you'll be greatly miss Mammaw.....❤ Stéphane x
Stéphane St-Jean
May 13, 2019
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May 12, 2019
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. During this time of grief may you gain comfort from the words of Psalm 51:17.
P G Williams
May 12, 2019
The Patterson family sends our prayers. Aunt Yvonne was a wonderful lady who always made us feel welcome. Loved all of her cooking as I have kept many recipes. Great lady that will be missed by all. She loved her family.
Gene and Tricia Patterson
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