Lola Theresa LaBruyere Folse

Lola Theresa LaBruyere Folse passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the age of 92. She was a resident of Heritage Manor of Slidell since 2008. A native of New Orleans and long time resident of St. Catherine of Sienna Parish in Metairie. Lola was a graduate of St. Stephens Academy (1937) and Ursuline College (1941). She taught at Marrero High School until 1947. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 45 years Roland L. "Prof" Folse Sr., her parents Martha Turcuit LaBruyere and Philip P. LaBruyere Sr, her five brothers–Bertram, Philip Jr. "Doc", Rene "Dutch", Gerard and Bernard "Benny", and her "Twin" first cousin Edward LaBruyere. She is survived by and beloved mother of four children-Roland "Stormy" Jr. (Melinda), Theresa "Tess" F. Cottage (Michael), Arthur II, Gregory (Beverly) and very special nephew Nathan Patrick Bullock (Stephanie); eight grandchildren– Arthur III, Andrea F. Novak, Geoffrey, Dillon, Daniel, Randall, Audrey, Nathan; 10 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Elodie "Sis" LaBruyere Dufffy. Relatives and friends were invited to attend a funeral mass at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Visitation was held before the mass. Interment in Garden of Memories Cemetery followed the Mass. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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