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Eileen Maher Drawe

March 1, 1947 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

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Eileen Maher Drawe, on Sunday, February 11, 2024, was taken into the Lord’s arms at the age of 76.  She passed peacefully surrounded by her family.  Eileen was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother with a strong devotion to the Blessed Mother, the Sacred Heart, and the Infant of Prague.  A graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy, she enjoyed getting together with her best friends from high school for Bridge and Michigan Rummy in her younger years.  She also volunteered for many of her childrens’ activities while they attended St. Benilde School.  She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Dillon Maher, Sr., mother, Margaret Ryan Maher, brother, James Thomas Maher, and sister, Patricia Weaver Durbin.

Beloved and devoted wife of 55 years to Michael Francis Drawe.  She is also survived by her three children; Kevin Michael Drawe, Shannon Claire Drawe, and Brian Patrick Drawe (wife Kelly.)  Affectionately called Ma Mére (or just Mére,) she is also survived by her five grandchildren; Hillary Delores Drawe, Lauren Elizabeth Drawe, Emma Claire Drawe, Aidan Patrick Drawe and Colin Michael Drawe; one brother Edward Dillon Maher, Jr., two sisters, Mary Ellen Lovett and Margaret (Peggy) St. Pé, one sister-in-law, Doris Drawe Farmer (husband Robert) along with a large number of nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Benilde Catholic Church, 1901 Division St., Metairie, LA 70001, on Friday, February 16, 2024, at 12pm with visitation at the church beginning at 10am.  Private interment will follow for the immediate family. Arrangements under the direction of Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests Masses offered in her name at the church of your choosing, or monetary donations to the Preserve the Saint Louis Cathedral Campaign.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 16, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Benilde Catholic Church
1901 Division Street
Metairie, LA 70001

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
February 16, 2024

12:00 PM
St. Benilde Catholic Church
1901 Division Street
Metairie, LA 70001

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