Rosalyn Allison rites announced for Wednesday

ROSALYN NINA ALLISON, a homemaker, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019. She was 84.

Allison was a native of Brooklyn, NY.,  but New Orleans was her heart and soul. She was an avid Mah Jong player and lover of crossword puzzles and had a zest for life that affected all who knew her.

She is survived by a daughter, Andi Madderra (Mark),  and son, Richard Cooperstein (Danielle), four grandchildren and sisters Yvette Cohen of Montreal, Canada and Eileen Coven of Fort Lee, N.J.

Funeral Services were held at Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation, 3737 West Esplanade Avenue in Metairie, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., officiated by Rabbi Deborah Silver. Interment took place in Tikvat Shalom Cemetery, St. Rose, LA.

Contributions to either Shir Chadash Synagogue, American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association. Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd., in charge of arrangements. Arrangements by Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. Information 504-835-2341. Condolences may be expressed online at

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