Mary Alajean “Jean” Sinegal

Mary Alajean “Jean” Sinegal

Mary Alajean “Jean” Sinegal
January 4, 1933 – September 2, 2019
Albia, Iowa | Age 86

Mary Alajean “Jean” Sinegal, age 86, of Albia, formerly of Louisiana, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, at the Monroe Care Center in Albia. Jean was born on January 4, 1933, in St. Landry Parish in Eunice, Louisiana, to Jeanbaptiste and Mary Cecelia (Monbru) Senegal.

Jean grew up and attended school in Eunice.

On October 13, 1950, she married Johnberchmans Jeffrey Sinegal and to this union, 5 children were born. Jean and Johnberchmans shared 46 years of marriage prior to his passing on April 17, 1997. Jean has spent the last 17 years with her dear friend, Clarence “Freddie” Mose.

Jean was a homemaker and also helped with the daily chores on their chicken and racehorse farm. In addition to assisting with the day to day operations on the farm, she also sold her pies and BBQ at the horse track.

Jean enjoyed being outdoors, doing things such as gardening, fishing, and being on the farm. She loved traveling all over the United States. She was a talented baker, known for her sweet potato pies and fig pies. Her true joy in life was spending time with her family and friends and spoiling her grandchildren.

Jean is survived by 2 sons: Jeff Jr (& Ella) Sinegal and Clayton John Sinegal; 1 daughter, André (& Billy) Fruge; 2 sisters-in-law, Beatrice Senegal and Mildred Senegal; 11 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 15 great-great grandchildren; and 8 stepchildren: Clarence Mose Jr, Celina (& Thorton) Head, Shirleen (& Bishop Levon) Thurman, Jerline (& Bishop Billy) Sanders, Linda (& Michael) Clark, Ernest (& Rose) Mose, Clerance Mose Jr, and Edward (& Yolanda) Mose. Jean is also survived by many Godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and good friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeanbaptiste and Mary Cecilia Senegal; her husband, Johnberchmans “Shorty” Sinegal Sr; a son, John Gerald Sinegal; a daughter, Louvella Sinegal; a grandson, Eric Sinegal; a daughter-in-law, Lillie Martin Sinegal; 2 great granddaughters, Sasha Citizen and Destiny Mongo; 7 brothers: 1 in infancy, Josien Senegal, Joe Senegal, John Russell Senegal, Garland Senegal Sr, Damus Senegal, and Alvin Reed; 3 nephews: Anthony Senegal, Nolan Senegal, and Lee Andrews Senegal; 3 nieces: Helen Senegal, Sara Senegal, and Roberta Nealy; and her dear friend, Clarence “Freddie” Mose.

There are no services planned in Albia.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Quirk and Son Funeral Home in Eunice, Louisiana.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mathilda Catholic Church in Eunice, Louisiana.
Burial will follow services at St. Mathilda Catholic Cemetery in Eunice, Louisiana.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mary Alajean “Jean” Sinegal please visit the Tharp Funeral Home Sympathy Store.

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