Nelly Samanie

Nelly Lorin Samanie, 94, a native of Dieppe, France and a resident of Houma, La., died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.

Mrs. Samaine was a Stanley and Avon representative. She was an avid storyteller and loved to go fishing. She was the first Mardi Gras Queen for Shady Lane Apt. She also loved going to bingo on Wednesdays.

She is survived by her daughters, Pierrette Todaro and Francoise “Pèpè” (Patrick) McKeever; stepdaughters, Marilyn Fitch and Gail (Jim) Russick; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Marcel Lorin; and sisters, Henriette, Lucy and Odette Lorin.



Samart Funeral Home

Nelly Samanie