Mary Ann Fredieu Gongre

Congre001Mary Ann Fredieu Gongre, passed away on Tueday, June 2, 2015.  She was born in Campti, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, to Edward Fredieu, Sr., and Mena Maricelli Fredieu on November 20, 1927.

A memorial visitation will be held Friday, June 5, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, with a vigil prayer at 7:30 pm, Crowder Funeral Chapel, Dickinson, Texas. There will be a funeral Mass on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Shrine of the True Cross, Dickinson, Texas.

A private burial will take place in the future at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Ann Cowan, Michele Gongre, and Renee Parker and husband Jim; sons, Gary Gongre and wife Connie, David Gongre and wife Sue, and Richard Gongre; sister, Betty Morgan; twelve Grandchildren and ten Great Grandchildren.

Special thanks to her children who took care of her, son Gary and wife Connie, David and wife Sue, Renee and husband Jim, and granddaughter Mary and husband Ricky Allison.

She was a retired RN and worked in the medical field for years.

She also volunteered at Point of Light Clinic and Shrine of the True Cross Church for many years.

A reception will follow the Mass in the Multi-Purpose Room.


  1. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Dave & Stella Gonzales
    Friendswood PD

    Stella Gonzales
  2. Our prayers are with you during this time. May many happy memories help all of you through this period, and hope you can all say this was a life well lived. With our deepest sympathy,

    Herb & Lynne Forthuber

    Herbert Forthuber
  3. Renee I am so sad to hear the news. Your Mom was always such a sweet and fun lady. I know how close you were and how hard this must be. Love to you and all your family.

  4. Sincerest condolences for the Gongre Family

    Les Rinehart
  5. Our hearts go out to your family, our neighbors for years in Park Place. May you find peace and comfort knowing there are so many friends who care about you. Love and hugs from the Smith family.

    Minnette Smith
  6. Michele, Richard, Ann: Thinking of you and very sorry to hear your Mom is gone. She must have heard J.D. whistle and knew it was time to come home. Love y’all big.

    Sheryl Smith
  7. My sincere condolences to you and your family during this difficult time and may the “God of all comfort” provide you and your family with comfort and peace during this difficult time (2 Corinthians 1:3-7). I pray that you find hope in the beautiful promise the Bible contains for the future at John 5:28, 29 and Acts 24:15.

    Tammy Gibson

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