Jeanne Watkins Raspino

Jeanne Watkins Raspino passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015 in Covington, LA. She was born in New Orleans, LA on Friday, July 29, 1927 to Anna Mary Short and Rufus Carlton "Gerald" Watkins. She lived most of her life in New Orleans and Metairie, LA, before moving to Mandeville in 2005. Until retirement, she taught Catholic elementary schools in Kenner and in Arabi, LA. She is the beloved wife of the late Louis A. Raspino Sr., she is survived by her daughter Cynthia R. Johnson (Ronald); son Louis A. Raspino Jr. (Cheryl); four grandchildren Christine R. Turner (Joshua), Michael L. Raspino (Lindsey), Scott L. Johnson (Tamara) and Tammy J. Ryan (Sean); and eight great-grandchildren. Her parents precede her in death. Relatives and friends attended the visitation and funeral mass on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church in Lacombe, LA. Following a reception, the burial was at St. Patrick Cemetery #1 in New Orleans. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. John of the Cross at the above address. Share a memory on the tribute wall at

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