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RITA WILLIAMS FERDINAND

September 1, 1922 — August 17, 2022

Rita William Ferdinand entered peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at the age of 99. She was a native of Algiers, LA and a resident of Marrero, LA. Rita was an active and oldest living parishioner of St.  Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. Beloved wife of the late John O. Ferdinand, Sr. Loving mother of Rose Marie Merriday, Larry John Ferdinand, John O. Ferdinand, Jr., and the late Harry John Ferdinand. Daughter of the late Oscar and Marion Williams. Sister of Vanessa Williams and the late Mervin Williams, Marion Williams Jackson, and James L. Davis. Rita is also leaves to celebrate her memories, her niece Merlin Jackson, 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also priest and parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and neighboring churches are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 455 Ames Blvd. Marrero, LA on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 11:00a.m. Father Sidney Speaks, III, celebrant Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m.; Recitation of the Rosary 9:45a.m.; Followed by Tribute. Interment: Our Lady of Prompt Succor (Holy Garden of Angels Mausoleum), Westwego, LA. The service will be live streamed on St. Joseph the Worker’s website: (www.Stjworker.church), Facebook (Saint Joseph the Worker Church-Marrero), and You Tube (St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church Marrero).  Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.

    

 

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Visitation

Thursday, September 1, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church

455 Ames Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072

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Recitation of The Rosary

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Starts at 9:45 am (Central time)

St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church

455 Ames Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church

455 Ames Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072

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