Our Obituaries

Thelma Agnes Zeringue

October 26, 1943 - January 27, 2018

Thelma Agnes Waguespack Zeringue, resident of Vacherie and native of St. Phillip, LA, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. She was 74. She was a retired Nurse Tech at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Thelma is survived by her husband, Lee Joseph Zeringue; sons, Nathan P. Zeringue and Joel M. Zeringue; sister, Noelie Waguespack Ockmond; 5 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.She was...
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Frances Navarre Hidalgo

June 27, 1943 - January 16, 2018

Frances Navarre Hidalgo, 74, a native of Labadieville and resident of Belle Rose, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Frances enjoyed going to the casinos and doing cross stitching. She is survived by her sister, Mary Lou Falcon; eleven nieces and nephews and one sister-in-law, Pat Navarre. She is preceded in death by her husband, Claude Hidalgo Jr.; parents, Edward "Digger" and...
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Elwood Joseph Albarado

December 17, 1968 - January 10, 2018

E.J. Albarado Jr. a resident of Prairieville and native of Belle Rose, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at the age of 49. He was the owner of E.J.'s Landscaping and Lawn Service. E.J. loved anything sports related and collected sports memorabilia. He was also an avid LSU and Saints fan. E.J. also had a great sense of humor. He is survived by his parents, Elwood Sr. and Linda Albarado;...
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Rose M. Malarcher

November 25, 1917 - January 10, 2018

Rose Lucille Malarcher, a native of Shreveport and resident of Belle Rose passed away, peacefully at her home, on January 10, 2018 at the age of 100 years old. Rose was a loving wife, sister and aunt. She enjoyed playing cards in her spare time and especially enjoyed going on shopping trips to Baton Rouge. She is survived by one sister, Grace Collins, along with a host of nieces and nephews. ...
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Robert Lawrence Prejean

October 8, 1924 - December 31, 2017

Born in Belle Rose LA, Oct. 8, 1924, and passed away peacefully at home in Donaldsonville LA, Dec. 31, 2017, as one of the oldest WWII veterans in the area. He is survived by eight children, Rebecca (& Dusty) May, Atlanta GA; Vivian P. Holder, Gulfport MS; Michael Prejean, Baton Rouge LA; Pat (& Dorothy) Prejean, Lafayette LA; Lee (& Shirley Adams) Prejean, Lafayette LA; Steven (& Cookie)...
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Carolyn LeBlanc Songy

January 29, 1927 - December 31, 2017

Carolyn LeBlanc Songy, native of Donaldsonville and resident of Thibodaux, passed away on December 31, 2017, at the age of 90. Carolyn was a friend to everyone she met. She taught for many years in the public and parochial schools of Donaldsonville. She was a graduate of Ascension Catholic High School and Nicholls State University. Carolyn was an avid bridge player, and achieved the status of...
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Hilda Jane Folse

November 28, 1938 - December 29, 2017

Hilda Amedee Folse, a native and resident of Vacherie, passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 at the age of 79. Hilda leaves behind to cherish her memory four daughters, Trunell Landry (Ricky), Denise David (Peter), Thelma Cortez (Verdie), Rose Folse (Carroll); two sons, Eric Folse (Debbie) and Darrell Folse (Prudence); four sisters, Jan Borne, Mary Anne Folse, Rosie Delatte and Charlene Goan;...
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Rodney Joseph LeBlanc

April 3, 1942 - December 26, 2017

Rodney Joseph LeBlanc, 75, a native of Brusly St. Martin and a resident of Houma, passed away on December 26, 2017. Rodney was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to many. He was a graduate of the Class of 1960 at Assumption High School, and a retired veteran of the US Army serving from 1962-1964 . He was an employee at D.O.T.D. for 30 years and for 20 years at...
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Charlene Guillot James

September 30, 1950 - December 24, 2017

Charlene Guillot James, resident of Plattenville and native of Napoleonville, passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at the age of 67. Charlene is survived by her children, Fairrun Jones and her husband Germine Jones Sr. and Todd Landry Sr. and his wife Meca; and grandchildren, Todd Landry, Jr., Austin Landry, Laila Johnson, I'yana Jones, and Germine Jones Jr. She was preceded in death by her...
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Lloyd Raymon Binion

June 30, 1945 - December 20, 2017

Lloyd Raymon Binion Sr., also known as Butch or Benji, a native of Springfield, MA, former resident of Havre De Grace, MD and current resident of Donaldsonville, LA passed away on Wednesday December 20, 2017 with his loved ones by his side. Lloyd lived in various areas due to his career in the military. He is a Vietnam Veteran and retired from the United States Army and Perry Point, MD....
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Maxine Ann Dugas

December 15, 1937 - December 3, 2017

Maxine Cointment Dugas, resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was 79. Maxine started the Pre-School Program at Ascension Catholic Primary in September of 1988 and continued teaching upon her retirement in May of 2007. She was also a member of small faith (prayer and scripture) group and Perpetual Adoration since 1993. Maxine was involved in the Schoenstatt...
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Gene Paul Inman

September 3, 1938 - November 29, 2017

Gene Paul Inman, resident of New Roads, LA and a native of Roland, Arkansas, passed away at the age of 79 surrounded by his loving family. He was a retired Camera Man and Editor for WWTV, Channel 4 and was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corp. Gene loved hunting, fishing, crabbing and cherished his time with his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Joan Groh Inman,...
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Antionette Gioia Cataldo

May 23, 1923 - November 27, 2017

Antionette "Lena" Gioia Cataldo-beloved matriarch, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother-passed away peacefully on November 27, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old, a native of Hammond, and a resident of Donaldsonville since the age of 16. Unable to complete her education because of family responsibilities, she returned to school at the age of 57 and obtained her high school...
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Genevieve Cressionnie Hebert

July 5, 1923 - November 23, 2017

Genevieve "Jenny" Hebert, 94, a native and resident of Donaldsonville, LA passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Jenny retired from Dr. Ted Edwards as a Dental Assistant. She cherished playing cards with her family and friends, dancing with her husband, Ray and spending time with her family. Jenny was a great cook and her family will miss her "amazing" shrimp stew on Sundays. She was a...
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Rosa Mae Torres

June 8, 1926 - November 20, 2017

Torres, Rosa Mae "Tee" Rosa Mae Torres, resident of Donaldsonville and native of St. James, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017, at the age of 91. She was a retired sales clerk at X-Ray Pharmacy having worked there for 59 years. Rosa Mae loved knitting and reading. She is survived by her sister, Rosalie T. Vessier; nieces, Mary Kay and Richard Schmitt of Prairieville and Celia and Jeffrey...
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Donaldson Gros Cavalier

August 16, 1956 - November 18, 2017

Cavalier, Donaldson "Donna" Donna Cavalier, resident of Belle Rose and native of Donaldsonville, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017. She was 61. Donna cherished the times she could spend with family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed Christmas, playing cards, Yatze, Bingo, going out to eat, and trying her luck at the casino. She is survived by her two sons and their spouses,...
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John Harris Savoie

August 4, 2012 - November 12, 2017

John Harris Savoie passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017. He was surrounded by his family and in the loving care of his amazing teams of medical professionals at Ochsner in New Orleans. John Harris was a beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend. His loving smile and sweet eyes immediately melted the hearts of anyone he came in contact with. He loved "the itsy bitsy spider",...
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Edna Neil Giroir

September 26, 1934 - October 31, 2017

Edna Neil Giroir, 83, a native and resident of Donaldsonville, LA passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Edna loved her dog Chewy, going to the casino, playing cards and living life to the fullest. She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Bonadona and Phyllis Giroir; five grandchildren, Jamie Binder, Jason Clifton, Corey Bonadona, Rebecca Clifton and Hannah Stephens; eight great...
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Linda Marie Regira

May 3, 1952 - October 30, 2017

Linda Marie Regira, 55, a native and resident of Donaldsonville passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017; Linda worked as a Director of Policy and Planning for the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. She earned a PhD in Higher Education and a Master's degree in Criminal Justice from LSU. Linda taught Criminal Justice at ITT Tech and Southeastern University. She loved LSU, tailgating and...
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Andrew C. Hymel

April 14, 1926 - October 22, 2017

A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend to many, Andrew C. Hymel, Sr., passed away on October 22, 2017 at the age of 91. He was a native of Convent and a lifelong resident of Donaldsonville. He was a graduate of Southwestern University of Lafayette and served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the St. Francis Men's Club, the American...
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Jesse Thomas Dugas

March 14, 1928 - October 21, 2017

Jesse T. Dugas, born March 14, 1928 and quietly left his earthly home, Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 4:10 am, at the age of 89. He was a native and resident of Paincourtville. He retired as a sugar cane farmer and founder of the "Original Cajun Chefs". Jesse was an extraordinary volunteer preparing countless servings of Cajun favorites to the benefit of anyone in need. He is survived by his...
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Templer Mary Montero

April 7, 1933 - October 20, 2017

Templer Mary (Daigle) Montero, resident of Donaldsonville and native of White Castle, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the age of 84. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her son, Anthony Montero, Prairieville: five daughters and three sons-in-law, Paulette M. and Daniel Blanchard, Donaldsonville; Belinda M. and Barry Crawford,...
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Julia Mary Calvaruso

May 14, 1921 - October 19, 2017

Julia Mary Tranchina Calvaruso, resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at the age of 96. She was born to parents, Victor and Leontine Pardo Tranchina in Bayou Goula, LA. She is survived by her children; Judy, JoAnn, Mary Ann, Sam, Dale, Kenneth, Victor, Ronald, Darrell, and Joseph; 17 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; and 5 great great grandchildren. Visiting...
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Virgie T. LeBlanc

October 23, 1929 - October 12, 2017

A beloved mother, wife, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Virgie T. LeBlanc passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the age of 87 years old. She was a retired school bus driver with the Ascension Parish School Board and a member of the Ladies Alter Society. She especially enjoyed cooking her Italian dishes, playing "bourre", golfing, and bowling. She lived her life to the...
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Lethie Boudreaux Hanks

August 15, 1918 - October 12, 2017

Lethie Marie Boudreaux Hanks was born in the Cankton Community of St. Landry Parish, LA on August 15, 1918. She entered Heaven's gates on October 12, 2017 at the age of 99. As a young child, Lethie had the benefit of two families. Her biological father, Mentor Boudreaux died suddenly at the age of 37 leaving her 34 year old mother, Isaure Lavergne Boudreaux a widow with eight children to...
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Brenda Dupuy Landry

November 29, 1941 - October 2, 2017

Brenda Dupuy Landry, native of Grosse Tete and resident of Belle Rose, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017. She was 75. She was a graduate of Shady Grove High School, Maringouin, LA. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles Landry, Sr.; daughter, Stacy Landry Primeaux and husband, Donald; son, Charles Joseph Landry, Jr. and wife, Bridget; sister, Lorraine Dupuy Hurdle and husband,...
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Doris Delery Reppen

July 6, 1927 - September 28, 2017

Doris Alice Delery Reppen, 90, a native of Donaldsonville and a resident of Natchitoches, La., passed away on September 28, 2017. Doris was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother and friend to many. She especially loved to bake and cook for her family. Her family meant everything to her. She is survived by two children, Mary Elizabeth Reppen McGinnis and husband, Louis McGinnis and Barbara Ann...
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Lugger Joseph Cedotale

July 13, 1920 - September 28, 2017

Lugger "Slugger" Sedotal, a native of Belle Rose and later of Bayou Corne, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 9:46pm, at the age of 97. Affectionately known as "Paw Paw Slug", he leaves behind to cherish his memory a son and daughter in law, Aubrey and Vickie Cedotal and a daughter and son in law, Adele and Roland Blanchard, 5 grandchildren and spouses, Michael and Kim...
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Darrell Joseph Marquette

March 15, 1962 - September 26, 2017

Darrell Joseph Marquette, 55, a native of Plattenville and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on September 26, 2017. Darrell was a loving husband, father, son, and friend to many. He was a retired coach and teacher at Donaldsonville High School and Pastor at Word of Life Church in Donaldsonville. He enjoyed cooking his famous jambalaya and sausage poboys and serving them at the high school...
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Rosa Mae Blanchard Cancienne

December 13, 1928 - September 25, 2017

Rosa Mae Blanchard Cancienne, a lifelong resident of Belle Rose, Louisiana, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on the evening of September 25, 2017, at the age of 88. Rosa Mae, "Maw Maw", was deeply loved by her family, especially her grandchildren who adored her. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 67 years, Patrick Cancienne Sr., her brother Philip Blanchard and...
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Mark Alan Sotile

October 1, 1953 - September 24, 2017

God called Mark Alan Sotile, Sr. home on Sunday, September 24, 2017. A devoted husband, father and grandfather he was a native and resident of Donaldsonville. Survived by his wife Becky Hymel Sotile, sons and daughter-in-law Mark Sotile, Jr. and Matthew and Sarah Sotile and daughters and sons-in-law Melissa S. and Brad Zeller, Michelle S. and Lance Troxclair and Rebecca S. and Jacob Knight;...
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James P. Aucoin

October 20, 1942 - September 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, LA.
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Lynnette Lee Montero-Gallardo

April 4, 1957 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, LA.
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Antoine Evans Herman Ledet

July 26, 1925 - September 19, 2017

Antoine E. Herman Ledet, 92, born on July 26, 1925, a native of St. James, Louisiana and a resident of Chackbay, Louisiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend to many. He was a US Army Veteran who served in WWII. He was a long time parishioner of St. James Catholic Church where he was willing to help out with...
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Myrtle Marie Waguespack

June 13, 1928 - September 6, 2017

"And when He comes He will open the eyes of the blind and unstop the ears of the deaf." Isaiah 35:5. Myrtle Marie Waguespack passed away peacefully in Napoleonville, La on September 6, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born in Burnside, La. Myrtle was a kind, sweet soul who faced physical challenges throughout her lifetime. She was born deaf and mute and lost her eyesight in her forties due to...
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Agnes Acosta

August 6, 1921 - August 29, 2017

Agnes Aucoin Acosta, 96, a native of Napoleonville and a resident of Thibodaux, passed away on Tuesday August 29th 2017 at home surrounded by loving family members. She is survived by one sister, Jenny Aucoin Drott of Covington. Also survived by her four children, Barbara Gautreau, Judy Richard, Richard "Dickie" Acosta and wife, Mara, and Keith Acosta; four grandchildren, Larry Wheat,...
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Johnny Joseph Acosta

October 14, 1958 - August 20, 2017

A lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, Johnny passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017. He was 58. Johnny loved playing pool and dancing. He is survived by his mother, Irene Gros Acosta; sisters, Gail Phan and husband, Ton and Sandra Acosta Gros and husband, Shelton; and a brother, Elvan Acosta, Jr. and wife, Lena. He was preceded in death by his father, Elvan Acosta, Sr. A memorial visitation will...
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Annie LeBlanc Russo

June 15, 1927 - August 11, 2017

"Well done my good and faithful servant." Matthew 25:21. Annie LeBlanc Russo, 90, native of Paincourtville and resident of Belle Rose, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017, after a tough and courageous battle with cancer. She was known by her family as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Annie was the true matriarch of the family, her strong...
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Penny D. Comeaux

June 20, 1968 - August 7, 2017

Comeaux, Penny Daze'Penny was welcomed into the arms of her Savior at 9:25 p.m., Monday, August 7, 2017 in Birmingham, AL. She was 49 and a native of Paincourtville, LA. Visiting at Ourso Funeral Home in Donaldsonville on Thursday, August 10 from 6 to 9 pm and at First Baptist Church of Napoleonville on Friday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to time of service at 11 a.m. officiated by Brother Chuck...
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Verlyn Himel

October 13, 1933 - August 5, 2017

Verlyn Cecilia Himel, 83, a resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Verlyn was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed crafts, sewing and gardening. She is survived by her three children, Yvonne Roberts, Mark Leger and Gary Leger; one grandchild, Jill Lanoix Eiras; two great-grandchildren, Leah and Hayes Eiras; five sisters, Brenda Comeaux,...
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Marion Poirrier Zeringue

September 9, 1931 - August 3, 2017

Marion Poirrier Zeringue, 85, a native and resident of Donaldsonville, La., passed away on August 3, 2017. Her most important love was her faith. She religiously prayed for others and always put God first. Some of her favorite things to do was to play cards, scrabble, sewing, crocheting, going to the casino and spending time with her family. She especially loved football! She was an avid LSU...
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Buford Oscar Johns

May 11, 1932 - August 2, 2017

Buford Oscar Johns, 85, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, with his loving, devoted wife of 63 years, Voncile "Bonnie" Sexton Johns by his side in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. He is survived by his daughters, Sandra Jones and husband Robert Jones and Jean Guccione and husband Ric Guccione, his grandchildren Heather, Jonathan and Ric, Jr. and great granddaughter Jayden. Buford is the...
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Ozane E. Abadie

March 7, 1942 - July 30, 2017

Ozane E. Abadie, Jr. (Junior), age 75, a native of Vacherie, LA passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Thibodaux, LA at Lafourche Nursing Home. A visitation will be held in his honor on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Vacherie, LA from 8:00 am to 11:00 am with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. The burial will follow in the church mausoleum.Survived by his...
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Gail Ann Giroir

March 3, 1950 - July 30, 2017

Gail Ann Giroir, 67, a native of Donaldsonville and resident of Prairieville passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Gail was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, decorating and caring for others. She is survived by her husband, Dennis Giroir; daughter, Tammy Cirucci and husband, Jeff; son, Eric Giroir and wife, Christy; two grandchildren,...
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Connie Percle Wendt

September 8, 1946 - July 26, 2017

Connie Percle Wendt, 70, a native of Paincourtville and residence of Donaldsonville, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. She is survived by her two daughters, Donna Wendt Hawkins (Jeffery W. Hawkins) and Sheila Wendt Acosta; two sons, Johnny P. Wendt (Paula D. Wendt) and Jamey J. Wendt (Malinda B. Wendt); thirteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; two siblings, Marie Dupre and...
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Jacqueline Blythe Capello

January 31, 1943 - July 22, 2017

Jacqueline "Jackie" Blythe Capello, 74, a resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Jacqueline was a Licensed Practical Nurse who served for many years on the Donaldsonville Housing Authority and also served as a Paraprofessional for the Ascension Parish School Board. She enjoyed traveling and playing cards with her friends, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time...
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Martha Caballero Ferchaud

December 19, 1953 - July 15, 2017

A native of Paincourtville and resident of Donaldsonville passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at her home on July 15, 2017. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and aunt who will be missed by all who loved her. She was the loving wife of 45 years to her loving husband Kenneth Ferchaud. She was employed for 13 years as a Manager at Sunshine Truck Plaza and Casino, 10 years as a...
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Lucy Landry Giroir

March 10, 1933 - July 12, 2017

Lucy Landry Giroir, 84, a native of Belle Rose and resident of Brusly St Martin passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. She is survived by her three sons, Patrick Scioneaux (Andree'), Lloyd Giroir Jr. (Suzanne) and Glenn Giroir (Michelle); eight grandchildren, Brandon Scioneaux, Alaina Scioneaux, Simone Giroir, Danielle Giroir, Andre' Giroir, Noah Giroir, Isabelle Giroir and Juliette Giroir; two...
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Joseph Claude Crochet

May 5, 1945 - June 28, 2017

A lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, Joseph "Chester" Crochet, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. He was 72. He was a C.B. Radio Operator with call sign "Chester". He also loved spending time with his family and raising birds. He is survived by his brother, Robert Crochet and his wife, Mary and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmond and Pauline Coupel...
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Lucie Mae Giroir Dupre'

August 29, 1924 - June 26, 2017

Born on August 29, 1924, a native of Klotzville and resident of Belle Rose passed away peacefully at the age of 92 on June 26, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by all who loved her. She prayed daily and was devoted to the Blessed Mother. She always carried a smile on her face, was giving and cared for everyone, especially her...
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Matilde Bonilla Sternfels

April 23, 1934 - June 25, 2017

Matilde "Maty" Rosalia Bonilla Sternfels, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Covington surrounded by her family. She was born on April 23, 1934 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to Felix and Rosalia (Cobos) Bonilla. She was a 1952 valedictorian graduate of McGehee High School and in 1956 graduated Newcomb University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree. Shortly after, she...
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Diane W. Hebert

October 5, 1951 - June 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, LA.
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Jacquelin Sherman Mistretta

January 21, 1945 - June 21, 2017

Jacquelin Sherman Mistretta, a native of New Orleans and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the age of 72. She enjoyed spending time with her family during the holidays and for any special events. She especially enjoyed shopping, fishing, dining out, riding on a motorcycle, and her precious dog, Lucy. She is survived by her husband, Tommy...
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Mary Elizabeth Soroka

March 27, 1925 - June 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, LA.
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Wyatt Edward Hartley

February 11, 1965 - June 3, 2017

Wyatt Edward Hartley, 52, passed away peacefully at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, on June 3rd, 2017 surrounded by his wife, daughter, and close friends. Wyatt was born on February 11, 1965 in Donaldsonville, Louisiana to the late Bobby Gene Hartley and Carolyn Ann Schaubhut. He was the youngest of three children. Wyatt is survived by his wife Daelyn "Bugga Bear" Osborn Hartley, daughter...
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Rita Cassard Rousseau

August 28, 1928 - June 2, 2017

Rita Cassard Rousseau, 88, a native of McCall and resident of Belle Rose, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017. Rita was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She enjoyed baking and taking care of her family. She is survived by her children, Rita R. Halle (Harold), Peter "Ric" Rousseau Jr. and Mark J. Rousseau; grandchildren, Donna L. Harrison (Lee) and Victoria R. Arnold (Richard...
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Anna Mae Charlet

May 9, 1931 - May 31, 2017

Anna Mae Marie Charlet, 86, a native and resident of Brusly St. Martin passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Anna Mae was a loving mother, grand-mother, soon to be great grandmother and friend to many. She enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter, quilting and cooking red beans and rice and beef meat. She is survived by her two sons, Rex Charlet (Dawn) of Belle Rose and Bryan Charlet ...
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Robert Wayne Walters

February 1, 1975 - May 30, 2017

A native of Hattiesburg and resident of Donaldsonville passed away peacefully surrounded by family at his home on May 30, 2017. He was a loving son, brother and uncle who will be missed by all who loved him. He enjoyed wrestling, playing his playstation, watching movies, listening to music, telling jokes and just having fun. He always made people feel better about themselves and had a nickname...
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Janet Ann Capone

July 18, 1955 - May 27, 2017

Janet Delatte Capone, 61, a resident of Donaldsonville, LA, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Janet was a loving wife, mother, granny and friend to many. She took pride in her job and devoted 34 years to teaching children with disabilities and special needs in Ascension and Assumption Parish at several different schools. Janet was a compassionate and loving teacher who went above and beyond...
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Michael Allen Pace

July 1, 1954 - May 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, LA.
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John H. King

March 7, 1941 - May 6, 2017

John Henry King, Jr., a native of Oakdale and resident of Belle Rose, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was 76 and a retired welder avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He is survived by his daughter, Carol King Krumholt; grandson, Jace Krumholt; special dog, Snow "Noonie Girl" step grandchildren, Shandi, Tori, and Nick; numerous great grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Geraldine...
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Elaine Landry Fastring

January 19, 1941 - April 30, 2017

A native of Paincourtville and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away surrounded by family on April 30, 2017 at age 76. She was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother who will be missed by all who loved her. She enjoyed fishing, flowers and especially loved her dog Mikey. She had a love of learning and went back to school at 60 years of age to receive her PhD in Nursing...
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Lois Martinez deBessonet

September 10, 1928 - April 29, 2017

Lois Martinez deBessonet," Maw Maw Lois", was a loving mother, wife, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was born on September 10, 1928 and died at her home on April 29, 2017 at 6:05 p.m. at the age of 88. Lois was a lifelong resident of Donaldsonville and a graduate of Donaldsonville High. She was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.Lois is survived by her daughter and...
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Shirley Landry Gautreaux

April 12, 1925 - April 25, 2017

Shirley Landry Gautreaux, 92, a native and resident of Paincourtville, LA, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. She is survived by three daughters, Suzanne Tsimboukis (Efthimios), Dianne Green (Harold) and Patrice Koscheski (Caroll); eleven grandchildren, Nicole Gautreaux, Seth Gautreaux, Christos Tsimboukis, Christina Tsimboukis, Jeremy Rome, Emily Masini, William Green, Robert Green, Jared...
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Nathan James Landry

December 8, 1959 - April 25, 2017

Nathan Landry, 57, a native of Brusly St Vincent and resident of Houma, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Nathan loved deer hunting, riding his Harley and collecting guns. He is survived by his significant other, Janet Henry; two sisters, Lisa Landry (Randy) and Lucrecia "Teta" Woods (David); one brother, Jason "JP" Landry (Adrienne "Sissy"); nieces and nephews, Tuka, Trey, Julie, Jenna,...
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Jacqueline Pierce Pierce

October 9, 1930 - April 24, 2017

Pierce, JacquelineJacqueline Pierce, resident of Prairieville, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends. She was 86 and a native and longtime resident of Winnfield. She was an amazing mom who raised four children, working many jobs. After her retirement, she taught piano to many children and adults and was the pianist and organist at her beloved Calvin First...
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Lilia Carrillo Avila

December 9, 1954 - April 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, LA.
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Mary Elizabeth Hidalgo

March 26, 1927 - April 23, 2017

Mary LeBlanc Hidalgo, a native of Paincourtville and a resident of Donaldsonville passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the age of 90. Mary was a devoted Catholic and cherished her faith. The rock of our family, Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great- grandmother and friend. Mary loved to cook and serve her church, family and friends. Mary was a proud member of the Ladies Altar...
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Maria Ann "Sweetie Russo

August 10, 1965 - April 23, 2017

Maria Ann Russo was called home on Sunday, April 23, 2017. She was 51 and a resident of Belle Rose. Maria proudly worked at D.A.A.R.C. preparing meal kits. She also enjoyed latch hooking, coloring, playing UNO, watching TV and classic movies, feeding goldfish, spending time with her favorites and an avid LSU fan. She is survived by her caring mother, Annie LeBlanc Russo; sisters and brothers in...
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Donald Joseph Chiquet

March 25, 1939 - April 20, 2017

Donald Joseph Chiquet Sr., 78, a native and resident of St James, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Sullivan Chiquet; daughter, Monica Thibodeaux; son, Donald Chiquet Jr. and wife, Tammy; two grandchildren, Melissa Gerage and husband Joe and Keith Chiquet and wife Lindsey; two great-grandchildren, Giuliana Gerage and Hudson Chiquet and one sister, Carol...
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Anna Belle Chedotal

August 10, 1924 - April 18, 2017

A resident of Belle Rose and longtime resident of Port Allen, Anna passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She was 92 and a native of Brusly St. Martin. She is survived by her daughter, Cherrel Falcon and significant other, Terry Cassard; sisters. Velma Cousin and Marina Aucoin; brother, Clive Landry; great grandchildren, Megan Renee Falcon, Henry Earl Falcon III, Caitlynn Falcon; Blaze and Bryce...
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Gary Paul Landry

September 18, 1944 - April 16, 2017

"I have fought a good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept my faith." 2 Timothy 4:7. Now at rest with our Lord, Gary Paul Landry, age 72, a native and resident of Belle Rose, passed away on April, 16, 2017 at his residence in Belle Rose, La. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and retired from Dow Chemical in Plaquemine after 33 years of service as an electrician. Gary was a...
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Cleveland Landry

September 10, 1938 - April 10, 2017

Cleveland "Cleve" Paul Landry, 78, a native and resident of Belle Rose, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017. Cleve was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved gardening and making fresh gumbo file. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marjorie Hebert Landry; two daughters, Wanda L. Landry (Irvin Jr.) and Wendy L. Cassard (Herman); five grandchildren, Dylan Landry and his fianc&...
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John Richard Wendt

December 15, 1940 - April 9, 2017

John Richard Wendt, 76, a native of Napoleonville and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017. John had a passion for hunting, fishing and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Connie Percle Wendt; two daughters, Donna Wendt Hawkins (Jeffery W. Hawkins) and Sheila Wendt Acosta; two sons, Johnny P. Wendt (Paula D. Wendt) and Jamey J. Wendt (Malinda B. Wendt); thirteen...
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Darlene Foret Gaudet

January 25, 1957 - April 7, 2017

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Darlene Foret Gaudet, 60, a native of Belle Rose and resident of Labadieville, was entrusted into God's loving arms on April 7, 2017 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her loving husband, Gerald P. Gaudet; three children, Chad Foret and wife, Charlotte, Wayne Foret and wife, Nicole, Randy Gaudet and fiancé, Nicole Woods; Melanie Chauvin who...
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Robert John Miglicco

January 2, 1941 - April 6, 2017

Bobby Miglicco, a lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 6, 2017. He was 76 and retired after 45 plus years as a Maintenance Superintendent with Triad Chemical. Bobby had a passion for fishing and was an avid LSU fan. He was a member of the St. Joseph's Altar Society, the Knights of Columbus and Ascension Catholic Church. He is survived by his...
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Thelma D. Bergeron

November 28, 1924 - April 3, 2017

Thelma Dugas Bergeron, 92, a native of Brusly St Martin and resident of Belle Rose, presently living at Heritage Manor of Napoleonville, passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017. She loved going eat out, dancing at the Bon Chance and playing cards with family. She retired from Belle Rose Elementary after several years in the food service. She is survived by her two sons, Harold Bergeron and Ronald ...
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Dillion Micheal Joseph Landry

March 29, 2017 - March 29, 2017

Before he was born the Lord called him home; from his mother's womb He spoke his name "Dillion Micheal Joseph Landry Jr.", he entered the gates of heaven on March 29, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Dillion Micheal Joseph Landry Sr. and Lyric Jones; grandparents, Jennifer Lacey and Floyd (Renetta) Jones, Christie (Leonard) Owens and Starbuck Landry; great grandparents, Danna (Robert) Clark...
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George Joseph Arceneaux

March 19, 1932 - March 28, 2017

George Joseph Arceneaux, 85, a resident of Donaldsonville, LA passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. He was a retired Secretary Treasurer of Evan Hall Sugar Cooperative, Inc. having served from 1957 thru 1998, Vice President of C. Schexnayder, Inc, and Graduate of Ascension Catholic High School Class of 1950 and attended LSU. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict...
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Thomas Christopher Nickell

June 29, 1986 - March 22, 2017

Thomas "Lil Tommy" Christopher Nickell, Jr., 30, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. He died peacefully at his home in Thibodaux, LA with his parents and sister by his side. He attended Nicholls State University and was a graduate of Fletcher Technical Community College. He was a committed Respiratory Therapist and a devoted friend with a kind and caring heart....
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Mildred Rita Rousseau

March 8, 1925 - March 20, 2017

Mildred Rita RousseauA native of Belle Rose, Louisiana and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on March 20, 2017, at age 92. She was a loving sister and aunt who will be missed by all who loved her. She was strong in her faith and loved her family dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents Lewis and Corrine Rousseau; three sisters, Pearl Rousseau Barlow, Lillian Rousseau, and Marie...
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Mervin Joseph Charlet

September 17, 1947 - March 18, 2017

Mervin Joseph Charlet, 69, a native of Donaldsonville and resident of Brusly St Martin passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017.Mervin enjoyed traveling, camping, riding his bike and 4-wheeler, their cat Sadie and spending time with family and his buddies. He was also a Vietnam Veteran who loved and took pride in his country. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Corine Rousseau Charlet; three...
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Joseph Anthony Latino

April 7, 1933 - March 7, 2017

A native and resident of Donaldsonville, Joseph passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Chateau D'Ville Nursing Home. He was 83. Joseph was a sugarcane farmer and enjoyed working in his vegetable garden and crawfish ponds. He also enjoyed being with family and his dog Mike.He is survived by his 3 daughters, Patricia "Pat" Latino Russo (Camille "Rocky"), Donna Latino Barbier, and Lisa Latino...
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Alba Xatruch Vroon

September 6, 1930 - March 5, 2017

A native of La Ceiba, Honduras and resident of Paincourtville, passed away on March 5, 2017, at age 86. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and aunt who will be missed by all who loved her. She enjoyed traveling, going to the casino, cooking, watching her novellas and stargazing. She especially loved her dogs, her family here and in Honduras. She is survived by her children; Herman...
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Clerfe Joseph Thibodeaux

September 21, 1960 - February 28, 2017

Clerfe Thibodeaux Jr., 56, a native of Paincourtville and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.Clerfe enjoyed being outdoors, riding around and chatting with his friends. He is survived by his daughter, Melissa Gerage and husband, Joseph; one granddaughter, Giuliana Gerage; siblings, Sandra T. Reulet and husband, Ricky, Barbara Thibodeaux, Alice T. Reulet and...
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Marjorie Belle Robicheaux Dill

August 4, 1924 - February 28, 2017

Marjorie Belle Robicheaux Dill, August 4, 1924 - February 28, 2017Marjorie Dill, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt was called home to her heavenly Father on February 28, 2017. She was a retired executive secretary and notary. She received an Associate of General Studies degree from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. She was a devoted member of the...
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Loretta Templet Pizzolato

March 23, 1918 - February 15, 2017

Loretta Templet Pizzolato, age 98, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was a native and resident of Donaldsonville. Visitation will be held March 2, 2017 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. followed by a mass of Christian burial officiated by Father Paul Yi. Entombment will be in the church mausoleum. She is survived by a niece she helped to raise,...
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Margaret Goodwin Carbo

November 30, 1934 - February 2, 2017

A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, Margaret Goodwin Carbo passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017. She was 82 years old, a native of Addis and a resident of Brusly McCall. She was a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Ladies Altar Society and the Addis Historical Society. She loved watching her favorite soap opera, "Days of Our Lives", listening to music,...
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Robert Joseph Schexnayder

March 21, 1933 - January 31, 2017

Robert "Bob" Schexnayder, 83, a native of St James and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Bob retired from the LA Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and he also served in the US Army. He is survived by his wife, Vickie Abadie Schexnayder of 55 years; four sons, Robert Paul and wife, Debbie Schexnayder, David Charles and wife, Dawn Schexnayder,...
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Wilson A. Gros

July 5, 1960 - January 27, 2017

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Hilda Dille Landaiche

March 1, 1933 - January 21, 2017

Hilda Dille Landaiche, 83, a native of Smoke Bend, Louisiana and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on January 21, 2017. Hilda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She loved traveling every year with her husband, especially to Cape Cod. She also loved cooking. She is survived by her husband, Donald Landaiche; one daughter, Monique Ourso (David); two sons, Rocky Russo...
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Ivy Pearl Arnett

April 25, 1937 - January 19, 2017

Ivy Pearl Arnett, 79, a native of Dayton, TX and resident of Napoleonville, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. Ivy enjoyed swinging and watching the grandkids play ball. She is survived by her husband, Willie Arnett; son, Willie Arnett II and wife, Kelly; daughter, Paulette Webb; grandson, Logan...
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Anna Mae Zeringue Ledet

February 16, 1927 - January 10, 2017

Anna Mae Zeringue Ledet, 89, a native of St. James, LA and resident of Chackbay, LA, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. She was also a longtime member of Christian Mothers, St James Catholic Church Choir, St James Catholic Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Commentator and CCD Teacher. She leaves behind to cherish her...
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Louise Ann Chauffe

July 7, 1948 - December 28, 2016

Louise Ann Chauffe, 68, a native and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2016. Louise enjoyed reading, social media, playing on her ipad, talking to family and friends on the phone and giving advice when needed. She is survived by her husband, Allen Chauffe Sr.; one daughter, Amanda Chauffe Berot; four grandchildren, Bobby and Kalyn Berot, Hailey and Tiffany Chauffe;...
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Thomas E. Guillot

November 25, 1945 - December 20, 2016

Thomas E. Guillot, Jr., age 71, was a lifetime resident of Paincourtville, LA. Born on November 25, 1945, he entered the gates of heaven on December 20, 2016. He was a graduate of Assumption High School, a Vietnam War veteran, and a retired employee of Dow Chemical in Grand Bayou, LA. A dedicated husband, father, and grandfather, Tommy spent many of his early years playing softball where he made...
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Norma Ann Daigle

February 28, 1931 - December 16, 2016

Norma Ann Daigle, 85, a native and resident of Belle Rose, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 16, 2016. Norma was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She adored her grandchildren and cherished her faith. She is survived by her daughter, Lori Gros; three granddaughters, Megan and husband, Joshua Blanchard, Kristen and husband, Dillan Morvant and Darian Gros. Preceded in death by her...
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Beatriz Theresa Mollere

March 21, 1956 - December 12, 2016

Beatriz Theresa Mollere, 60, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Thibodaux, passed away on December 12, 2016. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She enjoyed cooking for friends and family. She was a chef for 20 years at Ellendale Country Club where she was known for her famous fried chicken and liver meals. She considered Ellendale to be her second family. She...
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John Thomas Bourg

April 11, 1965 - December 12, 2016

A lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, he passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016. He was 51. He graduated from Donaldsonville High and was a retired Security Guard. Big John could always be counted as being the life of the party and always having your back. He was a great friend and will be missed. He is survived by his parents, William "Billy" and Rhonda Bourg; brother, William "Tony" Bourg...
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Mercedes Marie Mistretta

January 21, 1942 - December 9, 2016

Mercedes Hernandez Mistretta, 74, a native of Paincourtville and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on December 9, 2016. Mercedes was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She loved visiting with friends and family, cooking while talking on the phone, and animals. Mercedes loved with a love that was more than love. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, P.B. Mistretta...
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Joan Brou Agosta

March 23, 1932 - November 30, 2016

Joan Mae Brou Agosta, a native of McCall and resident of White Castle, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at her residence in Samstown. Joan graduated from St Vincent's Institute (Ascension Catholic) in Donaldsonville, LA, Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing, and Charity Hospital School of Anesthesia. She was a CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, at various hospitals in...
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