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Leonie Dirmann Knight

Leonie Dirmann Knight passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014 at the age of 93. She was the cherished wife of the late Marshall J. Knight Sr. Loving mother of Jeanne K. Roche (Joseph) and Marshall J. Knight Jr. (Barbara). Daughter of the late Louis and Jeanne Alysee Dirmann. Sister of Natalie Satter, Frank Dirmann, Ray Dirmann and the late Jeanne Russo, Paul Dirmann and Louis Dirmann. Proud grandmother of Joseph T. Roche III, Jeanine Mason (Keith), Valerie Haley (Henry), Marshall Knight III (Eagan) and Timothy M. Knight (Tiffany). Great grandmother of Raenell Roche, Raquel Roche, Joseph Mason, Jacques Mason, Ava Haley, Anise Haley, Riggs Knight, Delaney Knight and Leighton Knight. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Leonie was a native of New Orleans, LA, a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish,  currently residing in Metairie, LA. She was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a friend to many, who treasured her  family. Relatives and friends attended a visitation held at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Chalmette, LA on Friday, February 21, 2014, followed by a funeral mass. Burial followed in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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