Charmaine Boudreaux Todaro
April 27, 1940 ~ October 9, 2023
Charmaine Boudreaux Todaro, age 83, passed away in hospice care on October 9, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee. A loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Charmaine was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and moved full-time to Nashville, Tennessee in 2017. Charmaine was adventurous and loved to travel including to Egypt, Greece, Italy, and Israel. She had a boundless creative spirit and at different points in her life worked with both pottery and tapestry, created intricate fabric dolls, and learned to play the cello. Prior to her retirement she worked as a faithful assistant to Archbishop John C. Favalora at St. Angela Merici Catholic parish in Metairie, Louisiana and at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Charmaine is preceded in death by her parents, Roland Joseph Boudreaux and Anita Puleo Boudreaux and her beloved sister Donna Maria Coons (survived by brother-in-law Michael Coons). She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Salvadore Todaro, sons, Christopher P. Todaro (Nicole Todaro), Craig C. Todaro (Allison Staton), and Corey B. Todaro (Elizabeth Slagle Todaro); ‘Mainee’ to her grandchildren Hayley Garraway (Daniel), Mitchell Todaro, Wyatt Staton-Todaro, Foster Staton-Todaro, Harper Staton-Todaro, Evie Todaro and Bella Todaro, and loving aunt to Anna-Marie Gretchen (Michael) and David C. Coons (Claire).
Visitation will be held at St. Henry Catholic Church, 6401 Harding Pike, Nashville, Tennessee on Friday, November 3, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. The interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Charmaine’s memory to Saint Joseph Abbey in St. Benedict, Louisiana (https://www.saintjosephabbey.com/donate-abbey-general-fund).
Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, 6949 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104
Nashville, TN (615) 857-9955. We are proud to be West Nashville & Bellevue’s only locally owned and operated burial & cremation provider.