Rita Melancon Belsom passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the age of 70. Rita was the Salutatorian of her graduating class of 1966 at St. Stephen High School. She also studied mathematics at Loyola University. Rita retired from BellSouth and was a proud member of the Crescent City Depression Glass Society. Rita is survived by her loving husband, Patrick Belsom; her daughter, Lisa Belsom; her sisters, Lois Boada and Peggy Marquette; an uncle and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Rita is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Rose Hebert Melancon and her son, David Belsom.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie LA. Interment will be held at a later date in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum located in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Masses are preferred in memory of Rita.