Madeline Cecile Peltier Thibodeaux

  • Born: April 19, 1928
  • Died: November 25, 2021
  • Location: Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404
Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family

Madeline Cecile Peltier Thibodeaux, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021, at the age of 93. She was born on April 19, 1928, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, the daughter of the late Felix Peltier and Anna Legendre Peltier. Madeline was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and their Food Ministry. She led the Rosary at 5 o'clock Mass at church as well as for her fellow residents at the nursing home.

Madeline is survived by her daughters, Felicie Thibodeaux Anzalone (Jimmy) and Karen Thibodeaux; son, Wiley Henry Thibodeaux, Jr. (Tammy Stanga); grandchildren, Brandy Cieutat (Cody), Skylar Thibodeaux (Ariel), and Sayer Thibodeaux (Jodie); great grandchildren, Gavin Cieutat, Madeline "Maddie" Cieutat, Miley Thibodeaux, Sloane Thibodeaux, and Aubrey Benoit; sisters, Florence Peltier and Anna Mae Mixon; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Madeline was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Henry Thibodeaux; son-in-law, Robert "Rocky" Thibodaux; sisters, Ethel Adams, Lilian Perque, Pearl Gros, Nettie Watts, and Enola DeGruy; and brothers, Howard Peltier, Emmett "Blue" Peltier, Ernest "Mose" Peltier, Edward Peltier, and J.C. Peltier.

The family would like to sincerely thank the staffs of Ponchatoula Community Care Center and Traditions Hospice for their compassionate care.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454 on Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Visitation will continue at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Ponchatoula on Monday, November 29, 2021 from 9:00 am until 10:30 am.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 255 North 8th Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454 on Monday at 11:00 am, with Fr. ­­­­Paul McDuffie officiating.

Interment will follow at Ponchatoula Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children's Hospital New Orleans Hematology and Oncology Department at, or mail to Development Department at 200 Henry Clay Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118 in honor of Madeline's grandson Gavin.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

I have so many wonderful memories of Mandy! We were card players for around 50 years, I think! She loved cards! We all loved sweet Mandy

Posted by Ginger Daughdrill - Hammond, LA - Friend   November 30, 2021

My deepest condolences to you and your family during this time. Your mother was an amazing woman and friend to my mother, Rose, and will truly be missed.

Posted by Connie Canzoneri - Hammond, LA - Family Friend   November 28, 2021

So sorry for your loss Tibby. Praying for you and your family.

Sincerely, Barbara

Posted by Barbara Cleland - Covington, LA   November 28, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Good memories. Our prayers are with you.

Posted by Gordon Anderson - Hammond   November 28, 2021

Mommy Mae - I will truly miss you. You treated me like one of your family members always worry about me.
We had good times laughing about crazy things you,
Tibby, and myself did. I know you in a better place enjoying your heavenly reward. God Bless you. You will never be forgotten. With love - Brenda

Posted by Brenda M Millet - Family   November 28, 2021

This bubble gum sucker is sure going to miss Granny. She leaves behind a beautiful legacy. ❤

Posted by Strader cieutat - Ponchatoula, LA   November 26, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. My dad was good friends with the family.

Posted by Gordon Anderson - Hammond   November 26, 2021