Dorothy McNamee Braquet passed away in her home, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at the age of 87. A loving wife, mother and dedicated nurse, Dorothy was born in St. Louis, Missouri to the late George and Mary McNamee. After graduating from St. John's School of Nursing, Dorothy moved to New Orleans for her first position as a traveling nurse. It was here that she met and married the late Eugene P. Braquet. Affectionately known as "Sissy" or "Mac" by loved ones, Dorothy embraced all with her warm smile, generous heart and everlasting faith. Dorothy is survived by her sister, Rose B. McNamee; her children Peter Braquet (Mary), Joseph Braquet (Cindy), Ann Kenney (Tom), Mary Everson (Doug) and Patricia Braquet. She is the grandmother of Ray Braquet, Jeffrey Braquet, Kiersten Jones, Hunter Jones, Owen Braquet, John Kenney, Ben Kenney, Sam Kenney, Elise Everson, Will Everson, Bridget Oswald and Claire Oswald. She is also great-grandmother of Brynn Braquet and Jax Braquet. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Visitation at the funeral home will begin at 9:00 AM. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to Catholic Charities of New Orleans or American Alzheimer's Association. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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