Passing of DU Alumna Catherine Delandro

Catherine Weatherspoon Delandro a DU alumna who was 101 and a retired educator, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. She was born on August 8, 1913, in Wilson, LA, and was a long-time resident of New Orleans. Wife of the late Angelo Joseph Delandro. Daughter of the late Rev. Henry Weatherspoon, Sr. and Rebecca Bradford Weatherspoon. Mother of the late Gloria Delandro Russell (late Eugene Russell) and Donald Delandro (Doretha Scott Delandro). Sister of 13 siblings, all of whom have predeceased her. Grandmother of Avis Marie Russell (Robert Clayton), the late Lynn Russell Roush (late George Roush), and Dawn Delandro-Bickham (Stephen Bickham). Great-grandmother of Rebecca Clayton, Rachel Clayton, and David Roush (Kelly Roush). She visted the Dillard campus on last year and sung “Fair Dillard” as she entered the alumni house. She will be miss by all who knew her.


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