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“BrianYou are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. May God carry you through this difficult time. Our sincere sympathy ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Joe and paula Licciardi - LA

“Leonard and family. So sorry for your loss. Mary Sue and Claria Sue are in heaven laughing and sharing memories. They were such good friends. ...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Stacy Breaux - Lafayette, LA

“I wish I could be there but I will in spirit .. im so sorry for all of your loss. I felt as if I knew her well although only met her twice just from...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Tami Willingham - Broussard, LA

“Sorry for your loss may you draw comfort from Gods word at HOSEA 13:14 L Ohio ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Such a kind, genteel lady who brightened the day for every person she met. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Kathryn Martin - Ponchatoula, LA

“With heartfelt sympathy, you all are in my thoughts and prayers. I will always remember how your Mom made me feel like part of your family. What a...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Brown - Chesapeake, VA

“May the Lord shed his grace on you during this difficult time. Mary Sue was and is the epitome of the southern lady. The Wahabs ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Linda and Bill Wahab - VA

“So sorry to hear of Mary Sue's passing. Our best felt wishes to Len. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Dvorak - Woodbridge, VA

“So Sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Todd Schmitt - Slidell, LA

10 of 15 | Posted by: KELLEY - OH

“With Love and cherished memories. In my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Bill McDermott - Norfolk, VA

“Brian and Brad so sorry for your loss send my condolences to your father sister and brother ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Joey DiFatta - LA - Friend

“Every time your mom was around she made me feel like I was part of the family. Always happy, considerate, and very sweet. I will miss the short...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: michael love - new orleans, LA

“Bethany and I are sorrowful for your lost. Stay strong and remember all the good times with your wonderful mother. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Harry S. Tervalon, Jr.

“Bethany and I are sorrowful for your lost. Stay strong and remember all the good times with your wonderful mother. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Harry S. Tervalon, Jr. - LA

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Mary Sue Wyatt Drude, born Thursday, May 24, 1934, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Mary Sue leaves behind her loving and devoted husband, Capt. Leonard J. Drude, USN (RET) of nearly 60 years along with her adoring children Lisa, Barry, Brad, and Bryan. She also leaves grandchildren, Cameron Drude and Rebecca Farrish (Justin) and her sister-in-law, Doris Drude Lavigne who were very dear to her heart.

Preceded in death by her beloved mother and father, Nettie Viola Bowden Wyatt and Allison Olin Wyatt of Homer, Louisiana. Her family was her most cherished possession.

Mary Sue was an adoring wife, the consummate loving mother, and a dear friend to so many. She devoted most of her life to helping others in the many charities she supported. Her kindness and love touched many people over the course of her lifetime. She set the example to her family and friends of grace, dignity, and compassion. Her love, laughter, and affection will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

Visitation, 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m, will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 255 North 8th Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 on Saturday, June 17, 2017, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Fr. Cayet Mangiaracina, O.P. to follow.

Inurnment will follow in Rosaryville Mausoleum, Ponchatoula, LA.

Donations may be made in memoriam of Mary Sue Drude to St. Joseph Catholic Church or the charity of your choice.

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