Ophelia McMahon Cadro

August 22, 1931 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 89)


Ann was a native and resident of the City of New Orleans, born on August 22, 1931 and passed away on September 30, 2020. Her mother was Marie Pearl Dorsey of Houma, LA; her father was Arnold Joseph Michell of New Orleans, LA.  Ann attended St. Louis Cathedral Grammar School and Ursuline Academy High School. She received an Associates’ Degree in Management and Marketing from Business College in New Orleans, LA.
Ann was employed by Pitney Bowes for 45 years and she held several positions, including a managerial position, during her tenure. Ann was an avid New Orleans Saints Fan and loved to watch the Saints play. She was known as a "Drewgar". When the Saints won the Superbowl, she was in seventh heaven. Ann was a parishioner of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church for 56 years and a member of the Sages of St. Andrew. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of the American Court 2165 and Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal for 35 years. Ann had found love in marriage twice in her life time. Her first husband was Brownlee Joseph McMahon, who preceded her in death in 1987. Her second husband was Joseph Charles Cadro, who also preceded her in death in 2007.
Ann was involved in her community. She was a charter member of the Aurora Garden Home Owners Association. She was a member of the AARP Chapter #3327 for a number of years. With Ann's love for animals, she was a staunch supporter of animal advocacy with the Humane Society of Louisiana. Ann was survived by James M. Rogers (Valerie), Sam Murden (Evelyn), Edna Doell (Dan), Jaime M. Rogers (Karen), goddaughter, Hazel Anne Roddy Marcentel (Terry) and numerous cousins. Thanks to her devoted neighbor, Valerie Manson and the wonderful, caring doctors, nurses and staff at Ochsner Hospital-Westbank and LCMC for their care. A Funeral Mass will be held at JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM. Visitation will begin at 11:30 AM. Interment will immediately follow in Greenwood Cemetery. After the interment, family and friends are invited for a reception in the Iberville Room of Jacob Schoen & Son. Ann requested that in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society of Louisiana. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, please practice social distancing and wear a mask.

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 10/9/2020 at 01:20 PM, Central Standard Time.


Funeral Mass
October 12, 2020

1:30 PM
Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home
3827 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70119

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