Marie Louise Lafleur Sylvester passed away peacefully at home with her family on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. She was born in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana on August 10, 1936. Beloved wife of the late Dorris Paul Sylvester for 65 years. Loving mother of Debra S. Cadis (husband, the late Michael) and Bryant P. Sylvester (wife, Lisa). Proud grandmother of Nicholas M. Cadis, Rachel E. Cadis (Fiancé, Randy Meyer), Ashley S. Michel (husband, Ryan) and Aimee L. Sylvester. Daughter of the late Delouis Lafleur and Evena Fontenot Lafleur. Sister of Earline Schavrien, Mary Parche, the late Melvin Lafleur, Lionel Lafleur, Della Rose Fontenot and Louis Lafleur.
Mrs. Sylvester was a devoted mother, who always gave of her time and heart to her children and grandchildren. She had a passion for baking and was an excellent cook.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Saturday, February 8, 2020, starting at 8:30 AM, followed by a Mass in the chapel at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
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