Margaret “Peggy” McElhill Yaun, peacefully passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the age of 99. Loving wife the late Lucious Yaun, Sr.; she was also preceded in death by her parents, Francis B. McElhill, Sr. and Gertrude Sully McElhill, and her brother, Francis B. McElhill, Jr. Peggy was born on September 5, 1920, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She moved to Louisiana in 1954 and retired from Charity School of Nursing in 1982. Through her 99th year, Peggy lived her life to the fullest- keeping up with Saints and LSU football and the latest fashion trends; reading and writing; and most of all, dedicating her time to each and every family member, in her own unique and special way. She will forever be remembered and admired for her sweet laughter, independent spirit, and strong Catholic faith by her loving sister, Elizabeth McElhill, and her two loving daughters, Joan DuCarpe (Maurice) and Patricia Matherne (Jody). Peggy is also survived by her five grandchildren: Kimberly, Kourtney (Nathan), Maurice (Crystal), David (Jessica) and Kyle. She was also blessed with four great-grandchildren: Aubrey, Owen, Cason and Baby DuCarpe who is on the way.
Visitation will be held at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home located at 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with a Catholic Mass in the chapel at 1:00 p.m., followed by interment in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
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