Amelie Frances Prados Cressend passed away on October 12, 2019 at the age of 99. Wife of the late John Baptiste Cressend. Mother of Rufus Prados Cressend and Paul Gerard Cressend and the late Mary Cressend Macgregor and John Baptiste Cressend, Jr. Mother-in-law of John Macgregor, Nita Cressend, Yvette Cressend, and Dianne Cressend. Daughter of the late Rufus Henry Prados and Ida Ragan Prados. Sister of the late Ursula Prados Savoie, Ida Marie Prados, and Col. Rufus Henry Prados, Jr. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Amelie was a former board member of Ladies of Madonna, Pontalba Study Club, TROA Auxiliary, and Friends of St. Alphonsus. She was a retired school teacher in Jefferson Parish. Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at St. Stephens Church, 1025 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115. Friends may visit at Jacob Schoen & Son, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Friday between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Saturday at the Church. Interment will be at St. Louis #3 Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the charity of your choice.
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