In memory of
Juanita Weil Bohn
In memory of
Juanita Weil Bohn
Juanita Weil Bohn, a lifelong resident of New Orleans who was born in 1927, passed away peacefully on November 13. She died in the presence of her beloved caretaker of many years, Jean Armstrong. A graduate of Isidore Newman School, Mrs. Bohn also attended Newcomb College, where she majored in political science and graduated with honors. A lifelong member of Temple Sinai and a dedicated volunteer in numerous civic organizations, Mrs. Bohn was active particularly in local educational and political organizations. She served for two decades as a volunteer at the Benjamin Boniker School, served on the board of the League of Women Voters, headed the Juvenile Court Judges Advisory Board for the League, and also worked as a Valena Jones School volunteer and a Job Corps volunteer. She was active in several political campaigns, including John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign, Dutch Morial's mayorial race, and Harry Connick's run for D.A. A lifelong member of the New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club, Mrs. Bohn was an active tennis player most of her life. She was also an avid gardener who was famous among her friends and family for her beautiful roses. Daughter of the late Edna Burkenroad Weil and the late Leo S. Weil, Mrs. Bohn was married to Harold Lewis Bohn for over half a century, until his death in 2011. She is survived by her four children, Babette Bohn, Charles Weil Bohn, Andrea Cecile Bohn, and Margaret Bohn Wapman and by six grandchildren. Those wishing to honor Mrs. Bohn's memory are asked to contribute to Tulane University or Xavier University. To view and sign the guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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New Orleans, LA 70124
In memory of
Juanita Weil Bohn
Juanita Weil Bohn, a lifelong resident of New Orleans who was born in 1927, passed away peacefully on November 13. She died in the presence of her beloved caretaker of many years, Jean Armstrong. A graduate of Isidore Newman School, Mrs. Bohn also attended Newcomb College, where she majored in political science and graduated with honors. A lifelong member of Temple Sinai and a dedicated volunteer in numerous civic organizations, Mrs. Bohn was active particularly in local educational and political organizations. She served for two decades as a volunteer at the Benjamin Boniker School, served on the board of the League of Women Voters, headed the Juvenile Court Judges Advisory Board for the League, and also worked as a Valena Jones School volunteer and a Job Corps volunteer. She was active in several political campaigns, including John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign, Dutch Morial's mayorial race, and Harry Connick's run for D.A. A lifelong member of the New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club, Mrs. Bohn was an active tennis player most of her life. She was also an avid gardener who was famous among her friends and family for her beautiful roses. Daughter of the late Edna Burkenroad Weil and the late Leo S. Weil, Mrs. Bohn was married to Harold Lewis Bohn for over half a century, until his death in 2011. She is survived by her four children, Babette Bohn, Charles Weil Bohn, Andrea Cecile Bohn, and Margaret Bohn Wapman and by six grandchildren. Those wishing to honor Mrs. Bohn's memory are asked to contribute to Tulane University or Xavier University. To view and sign the guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Services Provided By
Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home
5100 PONTCHARTRAIN BLVD
New Orleans, LA 70124
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