Marilyn Ritchie Lusich passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the age of 72. She is survived by her 4 children: Dena Kabala (Paul) of Brigantine, NJ, Charles Subervielle of Slidell, LA, Jeni Ward (Mart) of Lakeshore, MS, and Joseph Ritchie of Lakeshore, MS; 11 grandchildren: Paul, Brett, and Justin Kabala, Tyler and Ethan Ward, Ashley Gilmore (Kyle), and Mallory, Payton, Abby, Joseph, and Hunter Subervielle; 2 sisters: Jeannette Dading (Richard) and Michelle Blankenship; her best friend, Doris Skinner; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clem and Irene Ritchie; her granddaughter, Stephanie Subervielle; and her nephew, Steven Dading.
For many years, she enjoyed sewing costumes for various Mardi Gras krewes. She loved to cook for everyone. In recent years, she enjoyed playing cards with her special group of friends at Metairie Manor and day dates with her great nephew, Jake.
The family would like to give thanks to Dr. Rooney, Metairie Manor, and Hospice Compassus for all their help in caring for Marilyn. They would also like to give special thanks to her niece, Jessica Cusachs, who has been taking care of her and been right by her side.
Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service at Metairie Manor, 4929 York St. Metairie, LA 70001 on Monday, December 30, 2019 with a gathering beginning at 9:45 am and a service starting at 10:30 am.