SLIDELL, La. -- Cecelia Drennan, the wife of Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan, died Monday, according to a posting on the Slidell government website.
"It is with heavy hearts that we advise of the passing of Mrs. Cecelia Drennan early this morning. Mayor Freddy Drennan and his family have expressed how grateful they are for the outpouring of love and support during this very challenging time," said the statement.
The statement didn't eleborate as to the cause of death.
"The family has requested privacy as they take time to mourn Mrs. Cecelia’s passing and celebrate the rich life she lived. Mrs. Cecelia gave so much to this community, and her spirit will live on in the many organizations with which she was involved and the many individuals whose lives were touched by her efforts."