February 16, 2013
Iris Donovan-Maenza passed away February 15, 2013 peacefully in her sleep at her home in Pascagoula, MS. The daughter of the late John Donovan & the late Dorothy Hammer-Donovan, born in New Orleans, LA. She was the wife of the late Dominick Maenza. Loving mother of Elaine Maenza-Gernhauser (Henry), Anthony "Tony" Maneza (Dr. Joseph Shrum) & the late Anthony "Nicky" Maenza. Proud grandmother of Dominique Gernhauser-Bosio (Nathan), Gretchen Gernhauser & Hillery Gernhauser. Great grandmother of Vincent, Stella & August Bosio. Sister of the late John Patrick Donovan (Wanda). Aunt of Blaine & Brent Donovan.
Iris is remembered for her cooking, love of animals, flowers, and being a fan of the Saints & LSU.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at Lakelawn Funeral Home in New Orleans, LA on Thursday, February 20. 2013 from 9:00 - 11:00 am with mass in chapel at noon.