Audrey Rae Rabe Fortier
Audrey Rae Rabe Fortier, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Covington, LA, passed away on August 30, 2018 at the age of 91. She was born on October 12, 1926. Wife of the late Donald L. Fortier Sr. Mother of Donald L. Fortier Jr. (Donna), David Fortier (Pam), Dawn Willis (Terry), Deanne DuPont (Will). Sister of Shirley Rabe Bradley. Daughter of the late James W. Rabe and Amelia Sedgwich Rabe. Grandmother of Jennifer Vidrine (Shane), David Fortier Jr. (Katie), Joshua Fortier (Amanda), Shelby Fortier, Tj Willis (Christie), Amie Willis, Ryan Willis (Lindsey) James DuPont, Hailey DuPont, Audrey DuPont. Greatgrandmother of Shane, Katie, Emilie, Logan, Maddie, Hunter, Marley, Whitney, Ty, Beau and Wyatt, and her two Furry Friends, Kayla and Odie, who were always by her side. Audrey was a graduate of Holy Angels Academy, Class of 1944, attended Rabouin Commercial Art School and John McCready Fine Art School. Audrey worked in the Ad Department of D.H. Holmes. She belonged to the Slidell Art League, St. Bernard Guild and Pines Village Garden Club. Audrey was Artist of the Year 1992-1993 for the Slidell Art League. Relatives and friends of the family attended the visitation and Memorial Mass at St. Jane de Chantal Catholic Church, Hwy 36, Abita Springs, LA, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Interment will be held at a later date in Masonic Cemetery. Special thanks to her caregivers, Sonia Landry and Interim Hospice for their compassionate Support. Arrangements are entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA.