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Gwendolyn (Thomas) Porche

March 6, 1948 ~ June 11, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

GWENDOLYN THOMAS PORCHE, departed from her loving family on Friday, June 11, 2021 at her home in New Orleans.  She was 73 years old.  She was born in New Orleans LA. on March 6, 1948 to the union of the late Ms. Sylvia Thomas and the late Mr. Frank Smith.  She was raised by the late Irma Watkins.

Wife of the late Charles Porche.  Beloved mother of Michael Eugene Wilson, Shawn Haniff Abdillah, Jake Glover Tapp, Charles Porche Tapp and the late Joe and Corey Tapp.  Sister of Carolyn Biggs, Debora Thomas and the late Warren Thomas, Sylvia Thomas and Cedrick Thomas.  Gwendolyn is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Friday June 25, 2021 at Gentilly Baptist Church located at 5141 Franklin Ave, New Orleans LA. 70122.  The visitation will begin at 9 A.M. followed by an 11 A.M. service. Rev Ken Taylor is the host pastor; Rev. Curtis Mitchell will officiate.  A PRIVATE interment will follow at Providence Memorial Park Cemetery.

Due to covid-19, everyone in attendance is required to wear a face mask or other proper facial covering and practice social distancing.

Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 LA-23, BELLE CHASSE LA. 70037 (504)208-2119. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 25, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Gentilly Baptist Church
5141 Franklin Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112

Celebration of Life
Friday
June 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Gentilly Baptist Church
5141 Franklin Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112

Please note
**FACEMASK REQUIRED**
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