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Leah Baumy Loescher

Leah Baumy Loescher passed away peacefully at home on August 20, 2020 with her family at her side at the age of 87. Born on July 15, 1933, she was the beloved daughter of the late Hilbert L. Baumy, Sr. and Monica “Sweet” Baumy; and the loving wife of Auther J. Loescher for 51 years before his death in February 2014. Together they had four children, the late Rickey A. Loescher, Clifford Loescher (Patricia), Linda Guttuso (David), and Charles Loescher III (Lisa); six grandchildren, Andrea Melton (Jon), Lindsay Carr (Anthony), Blake Loescher, Brooke Loescher, Madelyn Loescher, and Chandler Loescher; and twin great grandbabies Jon Clark Melton and Sloan Melton. She is also survived by her brothers Eugene Baumy and Richard Baumy, and is preceded in death by her sister Shirley Gomez and her brothers Hilbert Baumy, Jr., Walter “Bubby” Baumy, and baby Leonce Baumy. Prior to her marriage, she worked as a telephone operator at South Central Bell, and as a bank teller at Hibernia National Bank of New Orleans. Later in life she managed “Fragiles” clothing boutique in Slidell, LA. She loved family and children. Her home was always open to the neighborhood children and to her multiple nieces and nephews, whom she loved as her own. She enjoyed cooking and always insisted that everyone stay for dinner. She was a devout Catholic and had a special devotion to the Rosary, The Sacred Heart of Jesus, The Immaculate Heart of Mary and St. Jude. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, 2320 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA on Monday, August 31, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. A funeral mass will begin at 11 a.m. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. Due to COVID-19, face masks and social distancing are required. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com

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