Daisy Mae Mayeux Chatelain passed away at Ochsner Hospital on Monday, July 22, 2019, at the age of 88. She was born on February 4, 1931, in Big Bend, LA, to Doffid Mayeux and Daisy Bamber Mayeux. She was a resident of Chalmette and Meraux LA, and was an active parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church. She enjoyed daily Mass and Adoration with her sister Ruth. In 1991 she retired from the St. Bernard School System. Daisy was a loving and devoted wife to Robert Wright Chatelain who preceded her in death in 2003. She was also preceded in death by brothers Raymond Mayeux, J. D. Mayeux, and sisters Verna Zeller, Clothile Pizzalato Kuschler, and Shirley Juneau. Daisy is survived by her sister Ruth Zeller, and brother Gene Mayeux. She was the loving mother of Barbara MacFetters (Colin), Tommy Chatelain (Cindy), Joyce Gremillion (Robbie), and Burton Chatelain (Sharon), and proud Maw Maw to 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces and nephews. Daisy loved to sew, cook, and read, but her passion was her family. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of Ochsner's Neuro ICU for their care and dedication. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org or 800-272-3900.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, 2320 Paris Road, Chalmette, Louisiana on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM. Visitation to begin at 10:00 AM. Burial to follow in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.
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