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Dolores Legaux Robert was born August 26, 1931 in Convent, LA to the late Louis and Lucia Legaux. Everyone who loved her knew her as "DoDo." Dolores departed this life on Monday, August 10, 2020. Dolores was a strong, loving, giving, hard working, outspoken woman, who lived a long, vivacious life and helped all those around her. During her 63 years of marriage to the late James J. Robert Jr., they owned and operated J&D's Corner Grocery Store for over 20 years. She was a former employee of Continental Airlines and Harrah's Casino. They attended countless events for the Vikings Social Club to which her husband was a member and also enjoyed many weekends with their Saints Football Club friends. Dolores leaves to cherish her memory, her son, James J. Robert III, daughter-in-law, Yolanda Robert, daughter-in-law, Gwendolyn Robert Richard, son-in-law, Kent Richard, grandchildren Dawn White, Brandi Simpson, Missie Lindsey, Neal Robert, Taylor Robert, nine great grandchildren, sister-in-law, Angeler Glapion and brother-in-law, Michael Glapion. Preceding her death is husband, James Robert, Jr., sons, Mark Cayette, Sr. and Yancy Robert, brothers, Gerald Legaux, Woodrow Legaux, Louis Legaux, Amidee Legaux, Carl Legaux, Ignatius Legaux, sisters, Bernice Villavaso, Lucia Hamilton, Marie Roussell, Juliette Gibson, grandchildren, Mark Cayette Jr. and Kristie Cayette and other loved ones.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119 on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 10:00am. Visitation will begin at 9:00am. Due to social distancing guidelines, a mask is required to attend services. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Please respect the family wishes to have a private burial. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. New Orleans, LA 70125. Please visit to sign the guestbook.