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Hilda Thomatis McKay entered her eternal rest on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the beautiful age of 91. She was born in New Orleans, LA to the late Arthur and Louise Auzout Thomatis. She was preceded in death by her eldest son Paul McKay, Jr., her sons-in-law Ferdinand Diaz and Aldwin LaMothe; three sisters Victoria Vappie, Ida Duplessis, and Carlotha Houlemard; two brothers Joseph Thomatis and Epiphano Houlemard.

Cherishing her memories are one son Dwight McKay (Lisa), four daughters Noella Diaz, Linda LaMothe, Rosalie Holmes (Jerry), Janice Roberts, and one daughter-in-law Judy McKay of Los Angeles, CA. Also survived by one brother Andre Houlemard of Pasadena,CA, 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren.

She was a retired employee of Orleans Parish School Board. Relatives, friends, and parishioners of St. James Major Catholic Church and St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church are invited to attend.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 at Corpus Christi/Epiphany Church 2022 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119 with visitation at 9:00 a.m. and mass at 11:00 a.m. Officiating is Fr. Henry Davis. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetary. Arrangements entrusted to D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home.