Elaine Guedon Penedo, age 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Charles Joseph Penedo for 69 years. Loving mother of Charlaine Muller (Herb) and Greg Penedo (Melinda). She is survived by 7 grandchildren, Nicole Roberts (Brent), Christine Blancher (Johnny), Paul Hatteberg (Tara), Chad Penedo (Andrea), Corey Penedo (Brandy), Alison Hackler (Blake), and Sam Muller (Leah). She is also survived by her 18 great grandchildren. Elaine graduated from Charity School of Nursing in 1949 and was supervisor of recovery at Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat in New Orleans. She later joined her husband Charles in the family jewelry business, Penedo and Swiber, Inc. Elaine was a devout Catholic. She loved cheering for her New Orleans Saints. She will be fondly remembered for hosting family gatherings, Easter egg hunts, beach trips, and always having perfectly coiffed hair. The family would like to thank Jessie and Val who loved and cared for her. Family and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass on Saturday, July 25th at 11:00 AM at St. Benilde Catholic Church, 1901 Division St., Metairie, LA 70001. JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 in charge of arrangements. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery #3, New Orleans, LA. Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenfh.com. “Due to the current restrictions, only a limited number of relatives and friends are allowed to attend the funeral services and are required to practice social distancing as well as wear face coverings at the funeral service and the cemetery. The family is grateful for your understanding and compassion.”
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