On Monday, January 15, 2018, our dear Mary Blum (also known as Betty), passed away at the age of 84, and is now residing in Heaven. Betty was the beloved wife of the late Milton Blum. Betty will be lovingly remembered by stepchildren Randy (Bob) Baamonde, Warren (Diane) Blum and Carol (Sandy) Pactor. Mary also leaves to mourn six grandchildren: David Baamonde, Michael Baamonde, Lacey Fletcher, Marcus Pactor, Jennifer Carson, Jacob Pactor and ten great grandchildren. Mary is also survived and will be lovingly missed by three sisters, Joan Kerlec, Margaret Griffin, Joyce (Earl) Hernandez, and one brother, William (Manny) Fitzgerald. Mary was preceded in death by her loving parents, William and Jane Lee Fitzgerald, two sisters, Rose Riehm and Agnes Thomisee and two brothers, Edwin and James Fitzgerald. Additionally, Mary will be greatly missed and always loved by her niece Jane Stone and a host of other nieces and nephews. Mary (Betty) was a very special lady and we are delighted that she now resides in Heaven with Jesus and has been reunited with her beloved Milton. She will be forever loved and remembered by all.
Memorial donations in memory of Mary (Betty) may be made to St. Joseph Hospice located at 507 Upstream St. in River Ridge LA 70123. The family will coordinate a Private Interment, at this time no date has been set. Funeral arrangements entrusted to The Baloney Funeral Home, LLC located at 1905 West Airline Highway, LaPlace, LA. 70068 (985) 224-8460. Condolences may be offered at


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