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Bernice Branch Monette, departed this life on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the blessed age of 92. Daughter of the late Agnes Peters Branch and Dennis Branch Sr., wife of the late Wilbert F. Monette Sr. Mother of Lynn (Ralph) Lewis III, Eric (Elorial) Monette, Sr., Sabrina (Alden) Jourdain Sr., and the late Wilbert F. Monette, Jr., and Ercelle Ware. Sister of Violet Crawford, Marion Lawrence and the late Charles Branch and Dennis Branch Jr., Grandmother of Raquel Richardson, Dr. Jevon Lewis, Jared Lewis, Justin and Sean Monette, Shawnte Monette-Brown, Sherie Washington, Dr. Jovian Monette, Eric Monette Jr., Rachel Hudson, Oronde Dominique, Alden Jourdain Jr., Michael Jourdain Sr., and Brandon Jourdain Sr., Anjanette Dixon, Elysia Burgess and Stefany Ware, and the late Elan Lewis and Ashley Monette. 40 Great-Grandchildren and 3 Great-Great- Grandchildren. Sister-in-law of Betty Ashton of Denver, Colorado. Also, survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives, friends of the family, also priest and parishioners of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, St. Cletus Catholic Church, employees of U. S. Postal Service, the Archdiocese of New Orleans and members of Anytime Fitness Gentilly are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 7300 Crowder Blvd., New Orleans, LA at 10:00am on Friday, August 16, 2019; Visitation will begin at 9:00am; Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery; Arrangements by D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125. Please vis