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Juliet Theresa Morlas

Juliet Theresa Morlas

Female 1901 - 1985  (83 years)

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  • Name Juliet Theresa Morlas  [1
    Born 20 Dec 1901  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Feb 1985  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried St. Patricks #3, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • A member of the order of  the Sisters of Mercy Novitiate at St. Alphonsus Convent. Most of her years were spent in New Orleans as teacher and/or principal, including 27 years at Holy Name, the parish of her birth and baptism. She was known as Sister Mary Cyril.

      MORLAS Sister Mary Cyril Morlas, R.S.M. on Monday, February 4, 1985 at 9:30 p.m. Beloved daughter of the late John D. Morlas and Lucine Roquevert Morlas, sister of Vivian Schoenfeld, Eleanor Rohli and the late Leontine Zahn, Eugenia Bishop, Josephine Carpenter, Estelle Trapani, Lucille Quinn, Clothilde Bordes, Leon, John L., Louis A., Leopold (Paul) Morlas. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Age 83 years. A native on New Orleans. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at Mercy Hospital Chapel, 301 Jefferson Davis Parkway on Tuesday, February 5, 1985 at 7 p.m. Religious Services at the above named chapel on Wednesday, February 6, 1985 10 a.m. Interment at St. Patrick Number 3 Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday evening between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Wednesday morning after 8 a.m. McMahon, Coburn, Briede in charge.

      (Obituary courtesy of Keith McGuire)
    Person ID I980  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father John Dominic Morlas,   b. 25 Aug 1865, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1923, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Lucine Roquevert,   b. 28 Jan 1869, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1946, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 May 1888  St. Stephen's Church, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Photos
    Morlas Family Reunion, New Orleans, 1987
    Morlas Family Reunion, New Orleans, 1987
    Over 120 family members were present for this reunion, most of them descended from John Dominic Morlas and Lucine Roquevert of New Orleans
    Albums
    Morlas Siblings & Cousins Reunions
    Morlas Siblings & Cousins Reunions (10)
    Held in New Orleans starting in 1927
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Dec 1901 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Feb 1985 - New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Morlas, Lucine and daughters
    Morlas, Lucine and daughters
    This formal portrait of Mms. Morlas and her daughters was taken around 1918 in New Orleans. Her husband and her four sons were not pictured.

    Back Row (l to r): Eugenia, Juliet, Leontine, Clothilde

    Front Row (l to r): Estelle, Josephine, Eleanor, Mme. Lucine Roquevert Morlas, Vivian, Lucille
    Morlas, Vivian, Sister Cyril, RSM (Juliet), and Eleanor
    Morlas, Vivian, Sister Cyril, RSM (Juliet), and Eleanor
    The last surviving Morlas sisters, at a luncheon in their honor in New Orleans, Summer 1984
    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.
    _Morlas, Juliet
    _Morlas, Juliet
    Sister Mary Cyril, R.S.M.
    Order of the Sisters of Mercy
    Graduate of Loyola University
    B. 1901 New Orleans D. 1985 New Orleans
    Morlas Siblings, 1946
    Morlas Siblings, 1946
    This photo was probably taken in February 1946, when the children of John Morlas and Lucine Roquevert were together for the funeral of their mother.

    Back left to right—Leon Morlas, Juliet Morlas, Paul Morlas, Jennie (Morlas) Bishop, John Morlas, Leontine (Morlas) Zahn, Eleanor (Morlas) Rohli, Louis Morlas.

    Front—Stella (Morlas) Trapani, Vivian (Morlas) Schoenfeld, Josephine (Morlas) McGuire, and Lucille (Morlas) Quinn.




  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Zahn, Bennie Jay--The Families Pene Roquevert Morlas (Privately Published; New Orleans, LA 1992) , updates and corrections issued periodically.