She graduated high school from St. Joseph’s on Tulane. She was part owner of Fabrique Boutique in Laplace and co-founder of Maillet Inc. in Morgan City.
She was the beloved wife of the late Huron J. Maillet for 49 years; the loving mother of Gregory J. Maillet, Malinda M. Chartier and husband Peter, and Timothy E. Maillet; and the proud grandmother of Rene H. Maillet.
She was the daughter of the late Vera Gilkers Martinez and John R. Martinez, and sister of Gloria M. Meo and late brother-in-law Peter Meo. Adele is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr., Metairie. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until funeral time. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans.
Memorial donations are requested in her memory to the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, 4950 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. Condolences may be offered online at www.gardenofmemoriesfuneralhome.com.