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Ethel Brown Ganucheau

December 1, 1943 — April 1, 2024

Mandeville, LA

    Ethel Brown Ganucheau passed away April 1, 2024, at the age of 80. Ethel was a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana and a native of New Orleans. She was born to the late Storm McGoughey Brown and Cecile Dickenson Brown on December 1, 1943. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gerald Paul Ganucheau; and siblings, Joyce Steimle and Malcolm Brown.

    Ethel is remembered by her children, Gerald Paul Ganucheau, Jr. (Cynthia) and Michelle G. Boudreau (Deryl); her five grandchildren, Catherine Ganucheau, Andrew Ganucheau, Madison Boudreau, Lauren Boudreau, and Aiden Boudreau; as well as her siblings, Cecile Diehl, Marilyn Villarrubia, and Charles Brown; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

    Ethel was a humble, joyful servant of God. Not only was she employed by both the St. Joseph Benedictine Monks of Covington and the Teresian Sisters of Covington, she was also committed to many positions in her church Parish ministries. She was in charge of many aspects of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults/Children(RCIA/RCIC) program and was one of the coordinators of the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel for St. Peter Parish in Covington. Over 30 years ago, she was one of the first Teresian Associates in the New Orleans Archdiocese. Since 2004, Ethel had been a definitively promised member in the Order of Carmel Discalced Seculars, Mary, Spouse of the Holy Spirit Community in Covington, LA. When she made her promise to the Community, she took the name St. Cecelia of the Angels, and for many years she was a formator in the Community. Ethel lived her faith in words, deeds, and actions throughout her life and, consequently, touched many people with her presence.

    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church, 125 East 19th Avenue, Covington, Louisiana on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 9:30 AM until Mass time. Interment will follow Mass at St. Joseph Abbey Cemetery, 75376 River Rd., St. Benedict, LA 70435. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Ethel Ganucheau may be made to St. Peter Parish, Covington, LA; the Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Covington; or the Society of St. Teresa of Jesus (Teresian Sisters).

St. Peter Parish
https://connectnowgiving.parishsoft.com/stpeterparishcovington
The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Covington
https://donate.stripe.com/aEU4gk0zN2FI3FmbII?ref=covingtoncarmel.org

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