Diane Schenck Phillpott of New Orleans, Louisiana was born in New Orleans on November 11th, 1938, and passed away peacefully at Sunrise Senior Living on Sunday, August 16th, 2020. She was 81 years old. She grew up in the Lake Vista area and was in the 1956 graduating class at Fortier High School where she was in multiple clubs. She was a member of Omega Phi Sorority from 1952-1956, acting president her senior year.
Diane was a proud alum of Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, where she was President of the Converse Dance Association, and graduated with a bachelor’s in history in 1960.
Diane was preceded in death by her loving husband Eric Raymond Phillpott Jr. and her parents, Althea Flick Schenck and Michael Martin Schenck, her brother Henry Schenck and her sister Daneel Schenck Phillpott.
She is survived by her three children and spouses, son Eric Raymond Phillpott III wife Lisa Collins Phillpott, daughter Erin Phillpott Growden, husband Arthur Bruce Joseph Growden, and Jason David Richard Phillpott. Her six grandchildren, Lindsay Phillpott Peters husband Rich Peters, Brittany Growden LaPorte husband Joshua Lee LaPorte, Mikaela Angele Phillpott, Arthur Thomas Ian Growden, Braeden David Phillpott and Natalie Rose Phillpott; and step grandchildren Nicholas Daniel Milliner, wife Amy Phillips Milliner and Jameson Matthew Milliner, wife Elizabeth Steinmetz Milliner. Two great grandchildren, Cecilia LaPorte and Posey Peters; five step great grandchildren, Max Milliner, Emerson Milliner, Elliot Milliner, Finn Milliner, Lottie Milliner.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Diane to St. John Lutheran Church in New Orleans, Louisiana.