Nancy ""Nana"" Ann Ruiz Bourgeois received her angel wings when she passed away unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday morning, September 27, 2016, at the age of 58. She was born in New Orleans and lived in St. Bernard Parish for the last 27 years. Nana was very devoted to her family and friends, she went out of her way to help others. She loved collecting angels, and doing arts and crafts. She was the loving wife of Villery ""V.J.""Bourgeois for 39 years. Devoted mother of Michael J. Bourgeois. Daughter of the late Camilo and Gloria Noordman Ruiz. Sister of Peggy Ruiz Barcelona (Chris), and the late Sharon Ruiz Braud (Jerry Diaz), Betty Ruiz Russell (Mickey) and Calvin Ruiz. Sister-in-law of Rickey J. Bourgeois (Sherri), and Debbie Bourgeois (Terry). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend Services at Our Lady of Lourdes Church located at 2621 Colonial Blvd., Violet, LA. 70092. Visitation will be Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. Mass beginning at 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Bernard Memorial Gardens, Chalmette, LA. Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA.
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