With sadness and love, the family of Mary Anna Firmin announces her passing on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at the age of 40. Mary Anna Firmin was born on May 16, 1982, the daughter of Robin Rita Duplantis and Ronald James Firmin, and was a resident of Metairie, La. Mary was beautiful, intelligent, and an outgoing, loving, and caring person, always willing to help others. Her passion in life was cosmetology but her greatest love was for her daughters, Brianna Rochelle Becnel, Ava Lauren Vicknair, and Coralynn Maddy Vicknair and her family. She once owned and operated Flaming Burger and was later Manager of Café du Monde, both in Metairie, La.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather’s James A. Firmin and Hayes Paul Duplantis II; her grandmother Patricia Hagen; her uncles Michael Duplantis and Hayes Paul Duplantis III; and her aunt, Anna Duplantis Ricks (Lynn) who provided spiritual support; and her godfather, Ted Frashier.
She is survived by her daughters, Brianna Rochelle Becnel, Ava Lauren Vicknair, Coralynn Maddy Vicknair; her parents, Robin Rita Duplantis and Ronald James Firmin; her brother Bradford D. Firmin; her step-sister Renee Bottoms Vicknair (Bradley); her step-mother Debra Moody Firmin; her Grandmother Anna Gauthier Firmin; her aunts, Tammy Firmin Voisine (Shawn) and Mary Duplantis Blankenship (Thomas); her uncles, Shane Firmin (Rhonda Labit), Jan Duplantis, Kip Duplantis and Dan Duplantis (Debbie), her Godmother, Carol Denise Lyerly, and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mary was a kind soul and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
A private service will be held at a later date.