Margaret Leona Nolan
Margaret was born September 27, 1923, in New Orleans, LA, where she was a life-long resident. She passed away peacefully on June 12, 2020, at the age of 96. Margaret worked as a PBX operator and supervisor at City Hall, the job from which she retired in 1978. She was preceded in death by her parents James J Nolan, Jr. and Florence Huot Nolan, and her sisters and brother-in-law Florence Nolan Eckholdt, Bernard Joseph Eckholdt, and Dorothy Margaret Nolan. She is survived by her nephew, Bernard Joseph Eckholdt, Jr. and his wife Joan Hankins, their three children Bernard Joseph Eckholdt, III and wife, Susan Kreider, Gwen Eckholdt Barron and husband Ron, and James William Eckholdt; her great-grand-niece and nephews Stephen Joseph Eckholdt and wife Leanne Kimble, Daniel John Eckholdt, Scott Eckholdt Barron, Taylor Hankins Barron and James William Eckholdt, Jr.; and a great-great-grand-nephew Henry Walter Eckholdt.
Margaret was a lifetime, devout Catholic who was during her lifetime a parishioner at St. Theresa Avila, Resurrection of Our Lord, and post-Katrina St. Louis King of France. At Resurrection she was a member of Life and Lively and the Alter Society. She was also a lifetime guardian of the Irish Channel dialect.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Monday, July 6, 2020, starting at 10:00 AM, followed by a Memorial Mass in the chapel at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery #2.