Olive May Walker Currier “May”

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

Olive May Walker Currier “May” was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother who passed away peacefully Friday, May 3, 2013 at the age of 73. She was a native of New Orleans and resident of Plaquemine, and a retired School Teacher. Visiting at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Plaquemine, on Monday, May 6, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 12 p.m., celebrated by Father Cleo Milano. A graveside service will be held at Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La., on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Dr. Ronald F. Currier; 2 daughters, Mary Frances "Fran" Currier Brocato and husband Rickie; Lisette Claire Currier and significant other Kent P. Burgess; 1 son, David Francis Currier and wife Christine Bahlinger Currier; 4 grandchildren, Katherine Claire and Melissa Claire Currier; Thomas "Tommy" Francis and Megan Elizabeth Brocato; and nephews, Charles, Linus and Perry Terrebonne. Preceded in death by her parents, Oliver Perry and Vera Armbruster Walker, and sister, Vera "Sissy" Walker Terrebonne. She was a graduate of Fortier High School and Loyola University in New Orleans, La., and an Alumnus of Tri Phi Sorority; she was also a student at the Baton Rouge Fine Arts Academy. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Altar Society, a Eucharistic Minister, a member of Catholic Daughters of America and a teacher of Catechism. She was also a member of the Plaquemine Garden Club, Les Etudients and The Perennials Lunch Bunch of Baton Rouge. May's passion was her paintings and being an avid follower of her grandchildren's sports and activities. Special thanks to our family and friends for the support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge. Arrangements by Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at www.wilbertservices.com.