Gail Callahan Buras

Gail Callahan Buras passed away peacefully on Friday, June 20, 2014 at the age of 74. Beloved wife of the late Horace A. Buras Jr. and the Gerald Doty. Loving mother of Diana T. Buras, Dennis M. Buras (Cheryl) and the late Derek P. Buras (Barbara) and Dale A. Buras (Jessica) and adopted son Brian Clavin. Daughter of the late William and Mathilda Callahan. Sister of Joyce Lopez. Nanny of Lisa Gioia, Al, Mike and Patrick Lopez. Also survived by all of her hearts L. Rooney III, Derek Jr., Zachary, Maddy, Dylan, Dale Jr. and Skyah. A special thanks for the many loving cousins and special friends that helped our family through this difficult time. Spending time with her family, going to the casino, watching the New Orleans Saints and Christmas time were her favorite things to do. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her as MeMe and fondly remembered for her lovely spirit. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Luke’s The Evangelist Catholic Church in Slidell, LA on Saturday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. A memorial mass will begin at 12 p.m. In lieu of flowers please consider donations for Masses or Lakeshore Hospice. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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