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“Mildred, I am sorry for the loss of your sister. Please have Linda call me at +12252781997 ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Peggy Nettles Binning - Walker, LA

“Another one of Mrs. Tucker's fourth-grade students. So glad through the years we got to share some times together as adults. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kathryn Martin - Ponchatoula, LA

“Such a dear sweet lady I'm going to miss talking to you on the telephone. I will cherish the memories. Love and sympathy. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Elaine Newman Byers Byers - LA

“So sorry to hear of Mrs. Catherine"s passing. I taught with her at Tucker Elementary and so enjoyed being there with her for 5 years, teaching the...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Evelyn Sanders - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry to hear of Mrs. Catherine"s passing. I taught with her at Tucker Elementary and so enjoyed being there with her for 5 years, teaching the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Evelyn Sanders - Hammond, LA

“I was saddened to hear of Miss Catherine's passing. She was a sweet lady that I came to know through the many years that her husband Bobby and I ate...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Perrin - Ponchatoula - Friend

“MS. Catherine was my 4th grade teacher in the 50's. She was my favorite teacher through my school years. Later in life my Mom became her hairdresser....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Edwards - Ponchatoula, LA


Catherine D. Tucker, 95, of Ponchatoula, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 peacefully in her home. Catherine was born Thursday, June 25, 1925. Although originally from Kentwood, Catherine was a lifelong resident of Ponchatoula. Catherine was a highly thought of and highly regarded retired elementary school teacher in the Ponchatoula area. Catherine was a loving "Aunt Kat" to many and was beloved by all who knew her.

She is survived by her sister, Mildred Day of Kentwood; and by Nieces and Nephews: Julie Folse and husband Jerry, Tom David Pregeant and wife Jane, Yvette Kane. William Pregeant and wife Anna, Russell Pregeant and wife Melida, Terry Comp and husband Larry, and Keith Lauter and wife Catherine.

Preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband, Edwin L. "Bobby" Tucker Jr., her husband of 58 years; her parents, Fred Day and Eva Nettles Day. Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Julia and Thomas Pregeant Jr.; Mattie Louise and Edwin Lauter; Niece, Madeyln Kay Russo; Nephew, Malcolm Bruce Pregeant.

Friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula, 100 West Magnolia Street, Ponchatoula, La. 70454, on Monday, January 25, from 12:00 p.m. until the Funeral Service begins at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Jessica Lowe officiating.

Interment will follow at Ponchatoula Cemetery Mausoleum in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Face masks are mandatory to attend any visitation or service and we ask that you maintain a respectful distance with the family. Thank you for your cooperation.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.