Virgie Williams Fousch

June 29, 1929 ~ August 18, 2019 (age 90)


Virgie Williams Fousch, beloved wife for 67 years of Edward Fousch, entered into eternal rest on August 18, 2019 with her family by her side. Loving mother to William (Norma), Gail Kernion (Chuck), Kathy Eldridge (Eddie) and Judy Delahoussaye (Gary). She was born in New Orleans on June 29, 1929. Virgie was 90 years old. She is also survived by her many beloved grandchildren, Mandy Kernion Palm (Mike), Charles Kernion IV, Eric Eldridge, Kenny Eldridge (Natalie), Stephen Delahoussaye (Keanne), Tommy Delahoussaye (Ashley), Paul Delahoussaye (Felice), Amy Delahoussaye Broha (Matthew) and 2 step grandchildren, Katiushka Parra (Gustabo) and Bridget Reese (Eric). Virgie had 13 great grandchildren and 6 step great grandchildren. She also had 1 step great great grandchild. She cherished every minute she spent with her family. Virgie was the daughter of the late William C. Williams and the late Valerie Young Williams. She was preceded in death by her 2 brothers Bill (Sybil), Clifton (Beverly), and 3 sisters Valerie (Emile), Norma, and Pat (Mario). Virgie is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was a graduate of Nicholls High School in New Orleans where she met the love of her life, Eddie. Virgie was long time parishioner of Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church. She attended and loved dancing with her beloved husband, Eddie at the many New Orleans Jazz Festivals, the French Quarter Festivals and other festivals throughout the country. This was something she cherished and looked forward to each year. Her trips with Eddie both to Europe and throughout the US were vacations she enjoyed very much. Virgie was much loved by all. She will be sadly missed but never forgotten. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am on Friday, August 23, 2019 in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until the time of the Mass. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jerome Catholic Church, 2402 33rd Street, Kenner, LA 70065.

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