Dorothy Estave

October 17, 1924 ~ April 4, 2020 (age 95)


Dorothy Halligan Estave passed away on April 4, 2020 at the age of 95. She was born and raised in the Irish Channel of New Orleans, Louisiana. She was retired from the Jefferson Parish School Board. She is survived by her children Robert Estave (Hazel), Florence Estave Laurenza, Doris Estave Northcutt (John Jr.), Patricia Estave Forester, Wayne Estave, Ernest Estave (Lisa), Gale Lunk, Bridgette DiBenedetto (Angelo Sr.) and sister Patricia Halligan Cantelli. She is the grandmother of 22 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 13 great great grandchildren and was loved by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Joseph Estave, parents Evertte Patrick Halligan and Florence Riehm Halligan and siblings Evertte (EJ) Halligan Sr., Raymond Halligan, Floyd Halligan, Rosemary Halligan Deleo, Gloria Halligan Hotard and Gerard (Jake) Halligan. Funeral services for the immediate family will be held graveside at the Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, Louisiana on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with burial following immediately after. Online condolences may be offered at

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