Myrle Moise Dey

January 11, 1932 ~ February 18, 2021 (age 89)


Myrle Rita Moïse Dey, age 89, a good and faithful servant, was called to her eternal home in heaven on February 18, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger George Dey Sr., parents Anthony Kenneth Moïse and Rita L. Mazerat. She is survived by her brother, Kenneth J. Moïse Sr. and sister-in-law, Beverly Voorhies Moïse. 
Myrle is survived by her seven children, Denise Dey Wild, Diane Dey Eoff,  Roger George Dey Jr. (Ann), Donald Moïse Dey Sr. (Erin), Mary E. Dey, Daniel Farnet Dey and Paul Delery Dey (Cynthia). She is also survived by seventeen grandchildren, Russell Wild, Steven Wild, Michelle Wild Mahan, Jeffrey Wild, Kelly Wild, David Leigh Eoff, Emily Eoff Scalf, Christopher Eoff, Roger Dey III, Ryan Dey, Donald Dey Jr., Austin Dey, Madalyn Dey, Cora Caldwell, Lindsey Dey, Danielle Dey, Matthew Dey, and eight great-grandchildren. Myrle is also preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Bianca Farnet Dey, brother-in-law, Harold S. Dey Jr. and sister-in-law, Janice Platt Dey. She was a native of New Orleans, La and a resident of Metairie, La. She was a devout Catholic and a parishioner of St. Angela Merici Church. She graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School and St. Mary’s Dominican High School. Myrle operated Dey’s Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans for over 20 years. She was a member of St. Vincent’s Guild Society, Pharmaceutical Representatives Auxiliary of New Orleans (PRANO), Peoples Program, The Bridge Center, Road Scholar, and NAIM (spiritual and society welfare of widows and widowers). She enjoyed playing bridge, scrabble, traveling, gardening, and spending time with family at the family’s farm in Mississippi for over 66 years. A Visitation and Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church located at 3368 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA.  A Visitation will be held  on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM (Immediate Family) and from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Extended Family Only) with a Memorial Mass to immediately follow at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at St. Louis No. 3 on Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA. Funeral arrangements by Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, New Orleans, LA. Please consider sharing your thoughts, favorite memory or condolences at In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Angela Merici Church, Our Lady of the Rosary Church, or your favorite charity. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will have a private family service. The family is grateful for your understanding and compassion.

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February 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Rosary
3368 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA


St. Louis #3 Cemetery
3421 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

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