OBITUARY

Mary Rush Ayala

September 7, 1947September 21, 2022
Obituary of Mary Rush Ayala
Mary R. Ayala, 75 years of age and a resident of Chalmette, Louisiana entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. After 32 years, Mary now reunites with her beloved husband, the late Louis R. Ayala, Jr. Mary enjoyed the simple things in life such as spending time surrounded by family for any occasion - and Lord help you if you didn’t have Coke Zero on hand! Her hobbies included gardening, fishing, reading, watching TV, and enjoying a good margarita. Mary was a very hard worker all of her life prior to her retirement. She was a licensed floral designer by trade; however, many know her from her years at Kmart, Winn Dixie, and Breaux Mart, all of which were located in Chalmette. Mary is survived by her daughters, Lisa Boswell (Patrick), Catherine Uli (Peter, Jr.), and Linda Roig (Edgar, III). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Danielle Duenez (Nick), Lindsay Groom (Colin), Brandon Ruiz, Jeremy Roig, Jessica Russo (Christian), Peter UIi, III (Maddy), and Preston Uli, and her great-grandchildren, Jayden, Liam, Meadow, Judah, Eden, Adalie, Amelia, Easton, Aniston, and baby girl Russo. She also leaves behind her cherished pet bird, Peep, and a host of other relatives including her sister, Roxanne Peterson, niece, Samantha Bennett, and cousin, Cynthia Migues. Mary is preceded in death by her brother, Stephen Rush. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the SICU staff at Ochsner Medical Center’s main campus for the amazing care provided, and to Dr. W. Charles Sternbergh, without whom we would not have had the additional time spent with her. Family, friends, and others whose lives Mary touched are invited to attend a Visitation beginning at 9:00am on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2621 Colonial Boulevard, Violet, LA 70092, followed by a Mass at 11:00am with a Reception following at the church hall. Interment will be held privately at St. Patrick’s #2 Cemetery in New Orleans. Prayers, condolences, and memories may be shared at https://obituaries.neptunesociety.com/obituaries/10937986.

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Services

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Visitation

9:00 am

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Saturday, October 15, 2022
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Reception

12:00 pm

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church