Bertha “Billie” Caroline Passauer Parasol Bene
Bertha “Billie” Caroline Passauer Parasol Bene entered peacefully into heaven on Saturday, January 5, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 95. Wife of the late Alfred Bene of 44 years. She is survived by her children Trudy Bene Griffin (Jim) and Wayne Bene, Sr. (Kathy). A proud grandmother of Heather Griffin Brito, Kathryn Bene Donsereaux (Leroy), Wayne Bene, Jr., Steve Bene (Amanda), John Bene (Brenda), Aaron Bene (Kelly) and a great grandmother of Jessica, Joshua, Julie-Ann, Jacob, Kameron, Jeremy, Caroline, Katelin, Alyssa, Emily, Kelly, Ashton, Jared, Samantha, William and the late Christopher and Briana . Daughter of the late Catherine “Katie” Hammer Passauer and Louis Passauer, Sr. Preceded in death by her sisters and brothers, Lucille P. Lee, Catherine P. Hammock, Evelyn P. Hock, Louis and Charles Passauer. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was a native of New Orleans, and a lifelong resident of Terrytown, LA. “Billie” worked for many years at the Naval Base in Belle Chasse as a Data Processing Supervisor. Upon retirement, she spent her time traveling, gardening, and mostly caring for her grandchildren. Family and friends attended a visitation and funeral mass at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Interment following in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Gretna, LA. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Heart Association, Leukemia Society and the American Diabeties Association. Online condolences available at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.