Born on June 9, 1929 to John and Cornelia Loughran, Mary Anne McDowell passed away October 11, 2010 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. She was 81 years old.
A resident of Lafayette for 45 years, Mary was known to family and friends by many names, including "Momma," "Grandma," "Aunt Anne," and "Ms. Mary." She was a nurse for many years at University Medical Center in Lafayette.
Mary is survived by two daughters, Maureen McDowell of Jacksonville, FL, and Bridget McDowell of Lafayette; and three sons, Chuck McDowell and his wife Mary of Lafayette, Rick McDowell and his wife Becky of Humble, TX, and Sean McDowell of Lafayette.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Charles Leo McDowell, Sr.; her parents Cornelia and John Loughran, and two brothers, John and Jim Loughran.