Joyce Raphael Eumont passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving husband and family on Monday January 13, 2020. She was born November 9, 1929 to Lamar John Raphael Sr. and Juanita Cuquet Raphael and was a resident of Gretna for the past 50 years. Joyce was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy and continued her education at Loyola University where she met the love of her life, Jack V. Eumont Sr. and married him on March 3, 1951. Joyce is preceded in death by her parents Juanita and Lamar Raphael, sisters Estelle Baker and Juanita (Snooks) Grimes. She is survived by her devoted husband of 68 years Jack V. Eumont Sr., her six loving children Janelle Rodrigue (Rick), Jack Eumont Jr. (Leah), Judy Archer (John), Jill Melito (Chuck), Jeffrey Eumont, and Jerry Eumont (Kristi). She is also survived by 17 adoring grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, sister Shirley Levy, brother Milton Raphael, and numerous nieces and nephews. Joyce loved to travel with her husband and take special trips to Europe with each grandchild. As a devoted catholic, she was a volunteer at Old Ursuline Covenant, Ursuline Academy, Jesuit High School, and CCSCC. The family would like to extend a thank you to all the staff at Vista Shores Memory Care Unit.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation from 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 with Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 A. M. in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Interment will be private.
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