Helena Masset Whitaker

  • Born: March 27, 1928
  • Died: September 22, 2021
  • Location: Springfield, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404

obits@harrymckneely.com
Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family


Helena was born March 27, 1928, in Jefferson Parish, LA to the late Edward A. and Antoinette Mary Kenny Masset and passed away September 22, 2021, in Tangipahoa Parish at the age of 93. Helena was a parishioner of St. Margaret's Catholic Church, Albany, LA, a member of over 30 years of the Catholic Daughters of America, Hammond chapter and also a member of St. Jude's Society. Helena served as president of the Ladies Auxillary of Amvets of Springfield for seven terms and as president of the Ladies Auxillary for the Veterans of Foreign Wars for ten years. She is survived by her children, Mary W. Storey (Tony), Emile A. Whitaker, III, Susan W. Asaro (Robert J.), Donna W. Wallace, Terri W. Pritchett, Ginger M. Landry, and Mark S. Whitaker; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; sister, Elaine Rodriguez; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Emile Anthony Whitaker, Jr.; brother, John H. Masset; and two sisters, Laura Faust and Dorothy Mentel. Visitation will be held at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Boulevard, Hammond, LA, Friday, September 24, 2021, from 8:30 am until 10:30 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am at St. Margaret's Catholic Church, Albany, LA. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the March of Dimes.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Your Tigers and Saints both won for you this weekend, Mama. Love you always.

Posted by Tony and Mary Storey - Hammond, LA - Daughter   September 26, 2021

May God's Holy Spirit bring comfort to your family in JESUS' name

Posted by Amelia Rowe - New Orleans, LA - Friend   September 24, 2021

My sincere condolences go out to the family of Mrs Helena. I will continue to pray for peace in your hearts as you move forward in life without your loved one and comfort knowing she is with her Lord and Savior

Posted by April Hildebrand - Chalmette, LA - Family Friend   September 23, 2021

I LOVE YOU SO MUCH MAMA!!!!

Posted by Donna Whitaker Wallace - Metairie, LA - Daughter   September 23, 2021

I'm So Lost knowing you won't be physically here! What Do I Do Without You? You Are Pain-free and Have Your Wings! Fly High and I will see you again!!!

Posted by Donna Whitaker Wallace - Metairie, LA - Daughter   September 23, 2021

Every day with you was a blessing, Mama. You are part of my heart. I love you now and forever. Mary

Posted by Mary Storey - Hammond, LA - Daughter   September 22, 2021