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Rita Clothilde Bordes

Rita Clothilde Bordes

Female 1924 - 2012  (88 years)

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  • Name Rita Clothilde Bordes  [1
    Born 28 Apr 1924  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Sep 2012  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Resthaven Garden of Memories, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary

      Rita B. Myers, a special mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died at 6:30 a.m., Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the age of 88. She is survived by two children, Kurt Charles Myers and wife Melissa, and Margo Abadie Gerald and her husband, Michael. Rita was blessed with three grandchildren, Myers Patrick Namie and wife Shauna, Amanda Namie Juneau and her husband Ryan, and Janai Gerald Sharkey and her husband, Jack "JJ." She had seven great grandchildren, Andrew Myers Namie, Patrick Daniel Namie, Isabelle Rose Namie, Madeline Lee Juneau, Jack Bennett Sharkey, Jo Ella Sharkey and Jaylan Myles Gerald. Her husband, Charles Robert Myers, preceded her in death as well as her parents, Leon and Clothilde Bordes, and brothers, Leon and Edward Bordes. She is survived by a brother, Leonard Bordes of Chattanooga, TN and a sister Leontine Bordes Perino of New Orleans, LA. She has nieces and nephews in New Orleans LA and Knoxville, TN.

      Visitation will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. She was an honorary member of the Baton Rouge Porcelain Art Guild and appreciated her many loving friends in the Guild. Retired from Kleinpeter Dairy, she also served as a election commissioner for East Baton Rouge Parish. In her early years, she enjoyed the Baton Rouge Little Theatre and was in several productions and also served as a volunteer for the Arts.

      Pallbearers for the service are Myers Namie, Ryan Juneau, J.J. Sharkey, Alvin Perino, Alberto Larotto, Albert Melancon, Jaylan Gerald. The family wishes to thank Dr. Gerald Miletello and his caring and competent staff who for nine years treated our mother with compassion and respect. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge. Resthaven Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.resthavenbatonrouge.com to sign the online guestbook.

      Publsihed in the Baton Rouge Advocate on September 19, 2012
    Person ID I23287  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Leon Leonard Bordes,   b. 9 Sep 1889, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1973, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Clothilde Marie Morlas,   b. 27 Dec 1893, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1938, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1919  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1925

      Name: Marie Clotilda Morlas
      Spouse: Leon Bordes
      Age: 26
      Age: 31
      Gender: F
      Marriage Date: 18 Jun 1919
      Volume: 42
      Page: 595
    Family ID F714  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Charles Robert "Chuck" Myers,   b. 4 Jul 1920, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 2009, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1947  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F7880  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1924 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jan 1947 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Sep 2012 - Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Morlas Cousins at the St. Alphonsus Convent in 1927
    Morlas Cousins at the St. Alphonsus Convent in 1927
    This picture was taken on the grounds of the St. Alphonsus Convent in 1927 when the nieces and nephews of Juliet Theresa Morlas (Sister Mary Cyril, R.S.M.) joined her to celebrate her third year in the order of the Sisters of Mercy.


    Pictured are (Top) Johnny Trapani, Sylvan "Brother" Bordes, Paul Trapani, August Trapani(Middle) Leona Bordes holding Edward Bordes, Nettie Zahn holding Patricia Trapani, Juliette Trapani holding Bennie Zahn, Amanda Zahn(Bottom) Rita Bordes, John Morlas, Carl Bishop, Lucine Zahn
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Bordes, Rita and Charles Myers ca 1944 - 1950
    Bordes, Rita and Charles Myers ca 1944 - 1950
    They were married in New Orleans in 1947, and this photo was probably taken around that time period
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Zahn, Bennie Jay--The Families Pene Roquevert Morlas (Privately Published; New Orleans, LA 1992) , updates and corrections issued periodically.

    2. [S879] Ancestry.com - New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1925.