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Rita Lucille Plaisance

Rita Lucille Plaisance peacefully entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at the age of 83. Former wife of the late Joseph E. Landry, Sr. Longtime companion of the late Melvin "Pappy" Albarado. Daughter of the late Leon J. Plaisance and Maggie Orgeron Plaisance. Loving, devoted and beloved mother of Joetta Landry-Bagwell (Husband Mark) and Joseph E. Landry (Wife Heidi). Loving grandmother of Alysia, Brandon, Jacob, Bryon, Blaine, Blair, Lexi and Luke. Loving Great-grandmother of Gavin, Shyanne, Aleigh, Bret, Braeleigh and Aaliyah. Beloved sister of Velma Gros and the late Forest Plaisance, Raymond Plaisance, Warren Plaisance, Winnie Mae Bouffanie and Elsie Dufrene. Rita is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. Waiting at Rainbow Bridge for Rita is her beloved canine companion, Zoey. Rita loved to dance. She was so glamorous on the dance floor; she is now dancing in Heaven. In Lieu of flowers, please consider donations to PAWS, 455 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse, LA 70037 or to American Diabetes Association, Type 1, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311, 1-800-DIABETES (800-342- 2383) in memory of Rita. Family and friends attend the visitation and funeral service at Mothe Funeral Home in Marrero, LA on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Interment will be privately held at a later date. Family and friends may view and sign the online guestbook at www.mothefunerals.com.

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