Adele Chopin Uddo, 95, was welcomed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on August 20, 2019. Born in New Orleans on January 11, 1924 to Peter A. and Alma Mae Chopin, Adele passed away after a short illness. She was a devoted Catholic and active parishioner of St. Mary’s Assumption Church.
During World War II, she was a nurses’ aid with the American Red Cross. All her life, she was a dedicated benefactor to St. Michael’s Special School. As a member of the Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association, she gave enthusiastic tours of the historic mansion to locals and tourists.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Uddo, and three sons, Joseph, Peter, and Michael, who was betrothed to Elena Sundquist. She is survived by her daughter Elayanor and son Mark married to Connie Uddo. Adele welcomed 14 grandchildren, Christine Williams (Scott), Lauren Uddo (deceased), Andree Doyle, Richard Doyle, Elizabeth Tierney (Daniel), Adele Uddo (Chris), Frank Uddo (Jacqueline), Chelsea Uddo (Emma), Mia Rose Uddo, Stephanie Uddo, and Nicolas Uddo (Rachael). She had 7 great grandchildren, Harrison, Katelyn, Michael, Francesca, Finn, Catherine, and Emma.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 26 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., A funeral celebration of life will follow at 11:00 am. Interment will be private for family members only at Metairie Cemetery.
For those who wish, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Special School, 1522 Chippewa St. New Orleans, LA 70130.