Mrs. Marcia Ann Lherisse (Hunter) passed away peacefully on December 25, 2018 with her husband by her side in Hamilton, Virginia at the age of 75.
Marcia is survived by her husband, Sidney Michael Lherisse; children, Michelle Lherisse-Smith, Melanie Roberson (Lloyd), Shawn Lherisse (Sandria); grandchildren, Kayla, Magan, Shane, David Jr., Nia, Sydnee, Marcel, Kyren, Seth; great grandchild, Kase; siblings, Jane Kelly and Karen Carroll and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her son, Sidney Michael Lherisse Jr.; parents, Elijah and Mary Hunter; grandparents, Earl and Vivian Bordenave.
Marcia Ann Lherisse was born on September 6, 1943 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was adored by her parents, Elijah and Mary Hunter. She was married to her teenage sweetheart, Sidney Michael Lherisse for 52 years. This union produced four children. Her children remember her as a gentle and loving mother who encouraged them to pursue their goals.
Marcia had so many special talents such as seamstress, hair stylist, wife, mother, grandmother and educator. She often taught her children and her grandchildren these talents and many more. She was a generous and dedicated individual who loved children and who was passionate about educating students with special needs. She worked as a Paraprofessional for Orleans Parrish School Board for 30 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Friday, January 4, 2019, starting at 9:00 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in the Chapel at 11:00 AM. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. A reception to follow in the Boulevard Room of Greenwood Funeral Home.