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Rita Cecile Joseph Cadres, age 83, entered eternal rest on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 5:22 a.m., at The Carpenter's House of St. Joseph Hospice from Alzheimer's. Daughter of the late Vernell Joseph Sr. and Clair L. Joseph. Devoted wife of the late Edward R. Cadres Sr. Loving mother of Edward R.Cadres Jr. (Ava) of Atlanta, GA, Kim, Rory (Maureen), Shawn, Juana Cadres and Trinice Cadres Landry (Kelly) of Gretna, LA. Grandmother of Nichole C. Milton (Rodney), Shannon C. Echols (Josepti) and Dana Cadres of Atlanta, GA, Justin, Rachal, and Jarred Cadres, Taylor and Connor Landry (Rani). Honorary Grandmother of Maria S. Whetsel and Bridget S. Coffelt. Great Grandmother of Kennedi and Ellis Milton of Atlanta, GA and Isabella M. Smith of Jacksonville, FL. She was preceded in death by Vernell Joseph Jr. (Joan) and Marjorie Mitchell (John). Beloved sister of Leona Seraphine Graves of Darrow, LA, Theresa Patricia Hamilton, John Kenneth and Darrell Joseph (Clara) of Houston, TX, Martin Bryan and Erick Joseph of Gretna, LA. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was a member of the Archbishop Blenk Council 1905 Ladies Auxiliary, St. Anthony Choir, Ladies Club and Altar Society.
Relatives, friends of the family and parishioners, are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St.
Anthony Catholic Church, 924 Monroe St., Gretna, La 70053 at the comer of Franklin and Burmaster St. on Friday July 7, 2017 at 12:00 noon. Fr. Richard Day, celebrant. Visitation from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Interment: St. Bartholomew Cemetery, 500 De Armas St., Algiers, LA. Arrangements entrusted to D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home 1020 Virgil St. Gretna, LA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guest book.