Ms. Gelpi served as president of De La Salle High School in New Orleans, LA from 1991 to 2003, when she retired. She returned in 2011 for a brief time to act as interim president. The Gelpi Student Commons at the school is named in her honor.
As a Partner in the District of New Orleans-Santa Fe, Ms. Gelpi was presented with Letters of Affiliation by the Institute in 1999.
Funeral and interment will be on December 21 in Bay St. Louis, MS.
Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church
228 South Beach Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Visitation: 11 a.m.
Mass of Christian Burial: 1:00 p.m.
A reception will follow at Bay Waveland Yacht Club, 1 Yacht Club Drive, Bay St. Louis, MS.