Marilyn Dorothea Murret

July 14, 1928 ~ May 5, 2020 (age 91)


Marilyn D. Murret passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at age 91. Daughter of the late Charles F. “Dutz” Murret and Lillian Murret; sister of the late Joyce Murret O’Brien, Dr. Charles W. Murret (Mary, deceased), Eugene J. Murret (Kathleen) of Denver, CO, John M. “Boogie” Murret (Mary Lynn) of Hattiesburg, MS; aunt of the late Gary Murret, Bobby Murret, Ron O’Brien, Jill Mount, Kerry O’Brien, Laine Blackburn, Denise Missler, Suzanne Prevost, Brad Murret, Donn Murret, Patricia Murret, Claire Moynihan, Cecilia Saunders, and E. John Murret, Jr.; and great-aunt to many nieces & nephews.
She wishes to express her extreme gratitude to her nephew Brad Murret and her nieces Patricia Murret and Suzanne Prevost for their loving care during her last years. Marilyn attended John S. McDonough High School, Loyola University, and Tulane University, where she graduated with a B.S. in Education. She taught at the high-school level in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes for over 30 years. After college, Marilyn was employed by Braniff Airlines, where she got a taste of air travel. She continued her travels worldwide over the next 40 years. She enjoyed dancing, taking ballet lessons and attending opera and theatre. She studied ballet in Aspen and attended several Russian ballets in St. Petersburg, Russia along with a ballet group. Private funeral services will be held Monday, May 11, 2020, at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home. Burial will take place at St. Roch Cemetery, No. 2. Unfortunately, due to government regulations, only a limited number of relatives and friends are allowed to attend the funeral services. The Mass of Christian burial will be private. However, it will be live-streamed on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM and may be found under the “Tributes” section of Condolences may be expressed at

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