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In Loving Memory

December 31, 1934 – August 14, 2020

 

Myra Scobel Menzato, age 85, born December 31, 1934, passed away Friday, August 14, 2020 in Spanish Fort, AL, surrounded by her loving family.

Myra was born and raised in Buras, LA.  She attended St. Mary’s Dominican College and Buras High School in Buras, LA.  She was very athletic and enjoyed playing basketball, softball, and cheerleading.

Myra is survived by her daughters, Lucy Hamilton, Jan Jahner (George), Beth Quinn and Erin Chautin (Chet); ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and her younger sister, Patricia Walet (Gene).

Myra is preceded in death by her parents, Leon Scobel and Myrtle Yuratich Scobel, her devoted husband of 42 years, Paul Joseph Menzato, Jr.; and her oldest brother, Leslie Scobel.

She was an avid bridge player and achieved Life Master status in the American Contract Bridge League.  She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and loved shelling along the eastern coast of the US.  She also enjoyed crafting, scrapbooking and jewelry making, giving her creations to friends and family.  Myra adored cheering for her beloved LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints. She and her husband loved to travel, especially to Shriner events all over the country.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date at First United Methodist Church of Slidell, LA.  If you would like to make a donation in Myra’s name, please make it to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.