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Mary Ellen Lala Fleetwood

November 24, 1920 ~ June 2, 2019 (age 98)
Mary Ellen Lala Fleetwood entered eternal rest Sunday, June 2,2019 at 3:20 pm in North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA at the age of 98.  She was a resident of New Orleans, LA for 85 years. After losing her husband to illness in 2005 and home to Hurricane Katrina she moved to Hammond, LA to live with her daughter and son-in-law. She is the daughter of the late Joseph Lala and Anna Alice Hackney Lala.  She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin Joseph Fleetwood for 56 years. She is survived by her daughter Barbara Fleetwood Guillory and her son-in-law Glenn Anthony Guillory, Sr. She had four grandchildren Nicole Barbara Guillory (Kenneth), Eileen Mary Guillory (Patrick), Glenn Anthony Guillory, Jr. (Erin) and the late Melanie Marie Anna Guillory.  Also survived by Great-Granddaughter Adeline Mary Ellen Renfro, Anna Leigh Bertone, and Molly Rose Bertone. Mary Ellen was a strong matriarch and a loving, generous mother and grandmother. Beloved for her sense of humor and known for love of the Saints, she will be greatly missed. Family and friends are invited to attend the
Funeral Service at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will begin at 10:30 am and continue until service time. Interment at Greenwood Mausoleum 5190 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124. Condolences may be expressed at

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