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Velda Diede Pitcher

April 30, 1932 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 90)

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Velda D. “Browni” Pitcher passed away on Monday, June 13th 2022 at the age of 90. She worked in construction accounting and enjoyed bowling, Canasta, word games, and dancing at her leisure. Velda was a passionate member and leader in ABWA, NAWIC, and StepSisters of NOLA who will be remembered as being “kind of witty” and ALWAYS making the rules. Of the countless number of lives she touched, many thought of her as a second mother and she will also be remembered for her kindness and compassion. Velda is predeceased by her husband, Nolan J. Pitcher Jr, her parents; Rose and Albert Diede, and her siblings; Charlotte Barrett, Elmer Diede, Ervin Diede, and Phyllis Bell. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha Pitcher Loats , her son, Nolan J. “Joey” Pitcher III (Juli), and she was like a mother to Laura Weigel. In addition to her children, she is survived by her grandchildren; Jimmie W. Loats, Jr (Melissa) and Jenny K. Lagos, her great-grandchildren; Jimmie W. Loats III, Jackson W. Loats, and Bodhi G. Lagos, her sister Sally Chalk, and many beloved nieces, nephews, and friends. 
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 on Friday, June 17, 2022 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, followed by a Mass at 4:00 PM

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 17, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Service
Friday
June 17, 2022

4:00 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

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