Sad news to report: Erin Churchill, co-owner of Molly’s on Toulouse and the Dive Bar, passed away on Saturday. The Quarter Rat learned of Erin’s passing on Sunday morning by an employee. Both bars were closed on Sunday following her death. A cause of death wasn’t immediately determined.
Erin had been the owner-operator of Molly’s and the Dive Bar, along with her husband, Roger, for about 15 years. She was well-known among locals in the French Quarter, where she had bartended for years before becoming owner.