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Dora Volz Posey

October 18, 1929 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 92)


On October 20th, 2021, two days after her 92nd birthday, Dora Volz Posey passed away at Ochsner Extended Care Hospital due to acute hypoxemic respiratory failure from Covid-19.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Ignatius Volz and Mary Ortolano Volz; her husband, Donald Phillip Posey; her brother, John Phillip Volz; and her first-born daughter, Lynn Elizabeth Posey Olson, MD PhD.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Ann Posey Thurman; her granddaughter, Ashley Scurlock Chouvarine; grandsons, Grey J. Thurman, III, and Joseph Olson; and two great-granddaughters, Lena Jean Thurman, and Emmy Grey Thurman.

She graduated from Holy Angels Academy in New Orleans.

She worked past her 89th birthday as a typist and a Medical Transcriptionist.

As per her wishes, she was cremated and her life celebrated privately  by her immediate family.

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