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In Memory of

Karen Marie Avila

November 30, 1956 - September 16, 2016

Obituary


Karen Kennedy Avila, age 59 years old, passed away on September 16, 2016. Beloved mother of Corey Bordelon (Stacey), Christian Bordelon (Katie), and Colleen Avila. Grandmother of Taylor, Hunter, Jackson, and Dylan Bordelon. Daughter of Althea Burckel Kennedy and the late Myron Kennedy, Sr. Sister of Kerry Staszak (Vincent), Myron Kennedy, Jr., and her brother and Godson, Patrick Kennedy (Valerie). Aunt and great aunt of Gregory Faust (Erika) and their children Kennedy and Alexander; and Kole and Kenye Martin. Also survived by numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.



Karen was the Assistant Director of...

Karen Kennedy Avila, age 59 years old, passed away on September 16, 2016. Beloved mother of Corey Bordelon (Stacey), Christian Bordelon (Katie), and Colleen Avila. Grandmother of Taylor, Hunter, Jackson, and Dylan Bordelon. Daughter of Althea Burckel Kennedy and the late Myron Kennedy, Sr. Sister of Kerry Staszak (Vincent), Myron Kennedy, Jr., and her brother and Godson, Patrick Kennedy (Valerie). Aunt and great aunt of Gregory Faust (Erika) and their children Kennedy and Alexander; and Kole and Kenye Martin. Also survived by numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.



Karen was the Assistant Director of Nursing at the Poydras Home in New Orleans. She was an active Parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Chalmette, LA.



Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, 2320 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 12:00 PM. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to OLPS Adoration Chapel Fund to the above address. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.