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Georgette Marie Martin McKean

Georgette Marie Martin McKean
  • November 25, 1927 - May 25, 2017
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“Sorry for the loss of your dear mother. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Arceneaux - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry for the loss of your mother. It is always hard to accept when it happens. May she be at peace. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Helen Lysek - Sarasota, FL

“Hugs and prayers for you, your family & friends - Pete!May the Lord hold you close during this time of grief! ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Jodi Neihaus Mannie - Galveston, TX

“During my college days I worked for Mrs McLean at The Cookie Factory in Hammond Mall. She and Mr Mckean were so loving,kind and happy. People with...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Carla Van Vrancken - Ponchatoula, LA

“Sending our condolences and prayers to the family of a beautiful lady. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: John and Becky Liprie - FL

“Dear Wilk,We're so very sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Sharon and your family! With our love and deepest sympathy, Jeff...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jeff & Lynne Slane - NV - Friend

“My heart goes out to each of you in this time of grief. Miss Georgie was truly a gift from God! As Sisters Road neighbors, we became dear friends. ...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Dottolo Zewe - Mandeville, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

Georgette Marie Martin McKean, age 89 of Ponchatoula, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017. She was born on November 25, 1927 in New Orleans, the daughter of the late George Joseph Martin and the late Nola Jane Bouvier Martin. Georgette was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ponchatoula. She was also a member of the Altar Society at St. Joseph as well as a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Georgette was a talented cake decorator and taught cake decorating at the Community Center in Ponchatoula. She was also a foster grandmother at Horizon House in Hammond. She will always be remembered for her big heart and spirit of giving.

Surviving are her 6 children, Oley A. McKean IV, Susan M. Smith, Wilkin J.M. McKean (Sharon), George A. McKean (Julie), Fred J. McKean (Stacey), and Pete D. McKean (Nancy); 17 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Oley A. McKean Sr.; her parents; and her brother, Wilkin Joseph Martin.

Friends will be received on Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 255 N. 8th St. in Ponchatoula. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Garden in Hammond.

Donations may be made to Catholic Charities at An on-line guest book is available at

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Parklawn Memorial Gardens

41372 Thompson Dr. Hammond, LA 70404