Zita Violet Johnson Cuppay, 97, died Thursday, February 13, 2020. Mrs. Cuppay was a native of New Orleans, lived in Jefferson for 20 years and then in Lacombe the past 51 years. A member of Bayou Lacombe Homemakers, Country Made Homemakers, Eclectic Crafters and an active member of the Council on Aging for 32 years. A washer pitch gold medalist in the St Tammany Parish Senior Olympics and bronze medalist for the Silver Bells tap dance team. A charter member of the Les Grand Dames du Chapeau Rouge (Red Hat Society). She enjoyed arts and crafts and received many blue ribbons from the St Tammany Parish fair for her creations. Preceded in death by her husband of 38 years Henry Harrison Cuppay Jr. Survived by her 2 daughters, Delphine Ann Cuppay and Linda Cuppay Adams (Stephen). Grandchildren: Stephanie Doiron (Paul “Wayne”), Stephen Adams (Wendi “Sweet Baby”), Jacob Usher, Sondra LeBreton (Richard), and Samuel Adams, 8 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 19 from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Breast Cancer Society are requested
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