New Orleans – Marie Louise Lopez Wagner, a native of New Orleans, was born December 16, 1943 and passed on December 7, 2022 at the age of 78.
Marie is preceded in death by her parents Armand Lopez, Jr and Audrey Turner Lopez, her former husband Allen Wagner, Sr., her daughter Sherry Wagner Manning and her longtime companion Rick Moore.
She is survived by her son Allen Wagner, Jr. (Elizabeth); her grandchildren, Allen Wagner, III, and Chantel Wagner; her sisters, Alice Lopez Ponseti (Thomas), Sylvia Lopez Chamosa (Manuel), Carol Lopez Short, and Anita Lopez Krail (Kevin).
Marie has a long distinguished career as a travel agent and retail sales manager and was an active member in American Society of Travel Agents (ASTOR), the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and the Cancer Crusaders. When she was not passionately working and traveling, she loved to be with family and friends, was an excellent dancer, weight trainer and coach for young girls sports. She was especially proud of her work with Cancer Crusaders.
Family will receive friends on Monday December 12, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Jacob Schoen & Son, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will begin on Tuesday, December 13 at 11 a.m. followed by celebration of Catholic Mass at 12:00 p.m. in the J. Garic Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son. Interment will be held at a later date.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association.