Frances Spadafora De Broy passed away peacefully to Heaven in Metairie, Louisiana on Thursday, August 22th, 2019, at the age of 101. She was born on August 18, 1918 in New Orleans, to the late Joseph Spadafora, Sr. and Denise Dufrechou Spadafora. Frances was a devoted wife to her husband, Baptiste “BAT” De Broy for 76 years. She was a cherished mother of her late daughter Frances Ann, and her living sons, Walter De Broy and Donald De Broy. Mrs. De Broy retired from Manny’s Sanitary Supplies at the age of 76. She loved carnival season and was a member of the oldest all ladies Krewe of Iris for 56 years. She rose from a member, to a float Lieutenant, to an officer for 26 years and was Queen of Iris in 1986. She was a member of the Ladies of the Circle/Wives of Krewe of Carrollton Officers. Frances was an avid fan of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Thursday, August 29, 2019, starting at 5:00 PM, followed by a Memorial Mass in the Chapel at 7:00 PM. A private burial in Greenwood Cemetery will be held at a later date.